Rena Tsitota was born on 9 June 1941 in Larissa, Greece. She began to paint at an early age under the guidance of Polykleitos Rengos.
Rena Tsitota presented the following personal exhibitions Gallery F, Athens (1988), Yeni Çami, Thessaloniki (1992); Vafopoulio Cultural Center, Thessaloniki (1993); Kreonidis Gallery, Athens (1994); Municipal Gallery of Larissa, George I. Katsigras Museum , Larissa (1995); Steps Gallery, Melbourne, Australia (1996) and Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology - RMIT , Australia (1996). § She also participated in the following group exhibitions: American Library of Information, Thessaloniki (1964); House of Cyprus, Athens (1990); Pierides Gallery, Athens (1990); Athenaeum Gallery, Chicago, USA (1991); House of Cyprus, Athens (1992); Municipal Gallery, Rhodes (1994); Municipal Gallery, Piraeus (1995); Municipal Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus (1995); Municipal Gallery, Graz, Austria (1996); UNESCO: Women of the Mediterranean and Black Sea, Thessaloniki (1997); Aspects of Artistic Creation in Thessaloniki since 1960, Thessaloniki (1997); Route II, Larissa Contemporary Visual Art Center, Larissa (1998); Visual Art & Literary Parallels, Magister Palace Hall, Rhodes (1998); Demetria, Yeni Çami, Thessaloniki (1998); Visual & Literary Parallels, Aenaon International Center for Visual Arts, Athens (1998); Municipal Gallery, Karditsa (1999); Miniature, Janus, Thessaloniki (2000), Miniature, Municipal Art Gallery A. Kontopoulos, Lamia (2000); In Memory of Nikos Sahinis, Alantza-Imaret, Thessaloniki (2000); Miniature, M.K.E. Art, Kilkis (2000); Miniature, Aenaon Gallery, Athens (2000); Demetria: Projects in Memory of A. Venetoulias, Yeni Çami, Thessaloniki (2001); Demetria: 1st National Miniature Art Exhibition, Vafopoulio Cultural Center (2001); 1st Inter-Balkan Miniature Exhibition, State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki (2002); Demetria: 20 Years of Creativity, Art Gallery of the Society for Macedonian Studies (2003); 99+1 Artists, Thessaloniki (2004); Municipal Art Gallery of Ioannina, Ioannina (2005); 111+1 Artists, Art Gallery Society Makedonikon Studies, Thessaloniki (2006); Women Artists: Artists of the City, Municipal Art Gallery, Thessaloniki 2006); Giorgio de Chirico Art Center, Volos (2008); 25 th Anniversary, Vafopoulio Cultural Center, Thessaloniki (2008); and Biennale Montenegro, Mavrovouni (2009).
Artworks by Rena Tsitota are kept at the following public collections: The American College of Greece; Cultural Center of Thessaloniki; Industrial Chamber of Thessaloniki; State Museum of Contemporary Art; George I. Katsigras Museum; Trikala Courts; Municipal Gallery of Thessaloniki; Vafopoulio Cultural Center; and Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology - RMIT.