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Iraina R. Caramelli Edit Profile

artist , educator

Iraina R. Caramelli, American artist, educator. Recipient numerous art awards, including Alexander award, Metropolitan Museum Art, 1966, Margaret Sussman Memorial award, 1997. Member of Alliance of Queens Artists, Monroe County Arts Council, Pen & Brush, Inc. (New York City).


Caramelli, Iraina R. was born on June 5, 1948 in Bronx, New York, United States. Daughter of Raymond and Divina Acevedo.


Student, New York University, 1965—1966. Student, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, 1966—1967. Certified in Graphic Design, Parson's School Design, New York City, 1969.


Private instructor, painting and drawing, Pocono Lake, Pennsylvania. Represented Morgan Gallery of Fine Arts. Conductor cultural arts program Arrowhead Lakes Community, 1994—1996.

Instructor adult painting/drawing classes Alliance of Queens Artists, 1984—1990, program administrator, 1986—1990, exhibition and workshop coordinator library shows, 1986—1990, coordr. and conductor children's workshops, 1983—1990, lecturer, 1981—1990. Member various jury committees, curator various exhibitions. Assistant art director Norcross Cards, 1966—1967.

Graphic designer/assistant to art director Dana Perfumes, 1968—1974.


  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Mellon Bank, Stroudsburg, 1995, Tannersville, 1997, Pocono Cancer Center, 1997, Bar Association, Stroudsburg, 1999, Morgan Gallery, Blakeslee, Pennsylvania, 1999, Clymer Library., Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania, 2002, exhibited in group shows at Pen & Brush Open Media Shows, Pen & Brush Member Mixed Media Shows, Pen & Brush Member Oil Shows, MCAC Member Shows, Pocono Manor invitational, 1994, Pen & Brush Invitational, 1997-1998, juried shows, Federal Plz., New York City, 1987, Tweed Gallery, City Hall, 1988, Fed.

      Hall, 1997, Represented in permanent collections Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Huntington, New York, numerous other private collections.


Member of Alliance of Queens Artists, Monroe County Arts Council, Pen & Brush, Inc. (New York City).


Married James V. Caramelli, Junior, June 16, 1973. Children: Heather, Iraina Rose, Alexandra.

Raymond Acevedo

Divina Acevedo

James V. Caramelli

Heather Caramelli

Iraina Rose Caramelli

Alexandra Caramelli