Kathy Caraccio is a master printer, artist, curator, professor and collector. She has her BFA from Herbert Lehman College, was trained in etching color print with Maria Samosa (El Museo del Barrio, NYC, 1972-73), in viscosity printing with Arun Bose and Krishna Reddy (NYC, 1970-73), papermaking with Zarina Hashmi (NYC, 1979), and in Hanga (Japanese water based woodblock printing) with Sensei Toshi Yoshida (Nagano – Japan, 1984).
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, the National Academy, among several other schools. She currently teaches at the New York School of the Arts, Manhattan Graphics Center and Coe College.
Kathy is a member of Manhattan Graphics Center, Robert Blackburn's Printmaking Workshop, Society of American Graphic Artists and the Rutgers Archive for Printmaking Studios - RAPS.
Kathy's work is in the collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Library of Congress, Portland Art Museum, Achenbach Foundation for the Graphic Arts, the Fine Arts Museum of California, the New York Public Library, The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, the International Quilt Museum, among others. Kathy had solo shows in the USA, Japan, Korea, and Puerto Rico.