Carl Baratta received his BFA in painting with a minor in Art History at Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia. He spent a year as a student at Temple University Rome and received his MFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He currently teaches drawing at SAIC.
His artwork has been exhibited in various galleries nationally in Chicago, New York City, Philadelphia, Dallas, Maine, Sant Fe, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Detroit, and has shown internationally in Tokyo, Japan and Rome, Italy. Besides interviews and write ups in local Chicago newspapers, his work has been published in Bailliwik: An Artist Collective, for the past five years. This summer he will be featured in a group show at the 2011 Venice Bienale.
Last year he made several small paintings and worked on the largest egg tempera painting he has ever made. He also has been collaborating with 2 different artists in wood block print and drawing. carlbaratta.com
Carl Baratta's work is featured or will be featured in the following shows:
6/6/6 Traveling Group Show
July 9th - July 30th 2011
Now until September 16, 2011
The Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago
The Italian Pavilon at the Venice Bienale, Venice Italy