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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.

Background

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

Education

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

Career

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.

Works

  • 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.

Membership

With United States Army, 1953-1956.

Connections

Married Sandra Caplan. 1 child, Maya.

father:
Muzio Louis Ciarrocchi

mother:
Andreina (Barsanti) Ciarrocchi

spouse:
Sandra Caplan

child:
Maya Ciarrocchi