A successful abstract artist, Roberto Caracciolo was born in New York of Italian extraction and trained at New York Studio School. He now lives and works in Rome and also currently teaches at New York University, Florence. Caracciolo has taken part in numerous group shows across the United States and Europe. His main solo shows outside Italy include Janie C. Lee Gallery, Houston (1989), Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York (1990, 1991, 1993), Galerie Alessando Vivas, Paris (1995), Earl McGrath Gallery, New York (1998), Galerie Blancpain Stepczynski, Geneva (2000, 2004) and Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast (2004). Caracciolo is currently represented by the Barbara Behan Gallery in London and in January 2006 was short-listed for the inaugural and prestigious Sovereign European Art Prize. Caracciolo’s work is held by the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City and the Borroni Milano Collection – Italy’s premier modern art collection.