Eleni Papadoyanni-Psarros was born on 11 November 1932 in Athens. She graduated from Pierce College in 1950, and went on to study painting at the Athens School of Fine Arts (1950-1954) in the workshops of Andreas Georgiadis and Yannis Moralis. She furthered her education by visiting art schools and museums in Paris and London. For over twenty-two years Papadoyanni-Psarros served as the Director of the Translation Services of the Geberal Directorate of Taxes at the Hellenic Ministry of Finance. Throughout her life Papadoyanni-Psarros produced art and received a number of distinctions and awards, such as the Palme d' Or of Monte Carlo in 1972 and 1973.
Eleni Papadoyanni-Psarros has received the following personal exhibitions: Nees Morphes Gallery, Athens (1961); Cultural Center of the Municipality of Athens (1977); Greek Chamber of Commerce, New York (1978); Montparnasse Gallery, Mykonos Island (1979); Zygos Gallery, Athens (1982); Municipal Gallery of Mykonos (1985); and Cultural Center of the Municipality of Athens (1996). She has also taken part in the following group exhibitions: Duncan Gallery, Paris (1957); Nees Morphes Gallery, Athens (1962); Polygnotos Gallery, Thessaloniki (1968); Museum of Modern Art, Paris (1971); Traboule de Lyon (1972); Diogenis Gallery, Athens (1976); UNESCO Week at Astor Gallery, Athens (1976); Elounda Beach Gallery, Island of Crete (1977); Medusa Gallery, Athens (1979); Athens School of Fine Arts (1979); Exhibition of Greek Painters at Statler Hilton, New York (1979); Vorres Museum, Peania (1986); Support for Armenia at the National Gallery - Soutzos Museum, Athens (1989); Seascapes at Aigokeros Gallery, Athens (2003); and Spring Apologies, Aigokeros Gallery (2005).
Eleni Papadoyanni-Psarros continues to live and work in Athens.