Kathy's Art

Kathy Caraccio is a master printer, artist, curator and professor. Caraccio has a BFA from Herbert Lehman College. She was trained in etching color print with Maria Samosa (El Museo del Barrio, NYC, 1972-3), in viscosity printing with Arun Bose and Krishna Reddy (NYC, 1972-3), papermaking by Zarina Hashmi (NYC, 1979), and in Hanga (Japanese water based woodblock printing) with Sensei Toshi Yoshida (Nagano – Japan, 1984). In 1977, Kathy started the K. Caraccio Printing Studio in NYC.

As an exhibiting artist herself, Kathy stays excited about making art and meeting aesthetic challenges. She has taught printmaking at NYU, Columbia University, Parsons/New School, Pratt and currently at the National Academy. Kathy's work is in the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Library of Congress, The Portland Art Museum, The Achenbach Foundation for the Graphic Arts, the Fine Arts Museum of California, the New York Public Library (42nd St.), and The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum. Kathy has had solo shows in the USA, Japan, Korea, and Puerto Rico. You can see a selection of Kathy's work below: