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artist , educator

Ray Ciarrocchi, American artist, educator. Racipient Pollock-Krasner Award, 2009-2010, Ingram Merrill Foundation fellow, 1977, 82; MacDowell Colony grantee, 1962, 65, Fulbright Commission grantee, 1963, Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation grantee, 1967. With United States Army, 1953-1956.


Ciarrocchi, Ray was born on August 23, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Muzio Louis and Andreina (Barsanti) Ciarrocchi.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Washington University, St. Louis, 1959. Master of Fine Arts, Boston University, 1961.


Visiting artist Maryland Institute, Baltimore, 1971-1972. Adjunct professor Brooklyn College, 1972-1976. Visiting professor Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, 1972-1980.

Adjunct professor Baruch College, New York City, 1977-1997, Columbia University, New York City, since 1976.


  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York City, 1971, 72, 74, 76, 78, 80, 81, 83, 85, Gotham Book Mart Gallery, 1982, Westbrook College, 1981, New York Stock Exchange, 1987, Fischbach Gallery, 1987, 89, University Richmond, Va, 1991, Katharina Rich Perlow Gallery, New York City, 1993, 96, Latitudes of Light, Italy, 2004. Sentieri, 2009, Palazzina Azzurra, S. Benedetto del Tronto, (Associated Press), Italy, numerous group shows nationally. Represented in many permanent collections.


With United States Army, 1953-1956.


Married Sandra Caplan. 1 child, Maya.

Muzio Louis Ciarrocchi

Andreina (Barsanti) Ciarrocchi

Sandra Caplan

Maya Ciarrocchi