Roberto Caracciolo, born in New York in 1960, lives and works in Rome. He studied at the United World College of the Atlantic, in Wales; at the Istituto d'Arte di Urbino, in Italy, and at the New York Studio School. Apart from pursuing his career as an artist, Caracciolo worked as an assistant set-designer for Dante Ferretti from 1982 to 1984. And he has taught or given lectures at the ‘Accademia di Belle Arti’ of Turin, the ‘Accademia di Belle Arti’ of Perugia, at the ‘Scuola di Specializzazione in Storia dell’Arte dell’Università’ of Siena, at the New York University Master in Arts program in Venice, at Rhode Island School of Design in Rome, Loyola University Chicago in Rome, Cornell University in Rome and at the International School of Art in Montecastello di Vibio (PG). From 1999 to 2013 Roberto Caracciolo was an adjunct professor at New York University in Florence where he taught two drawing courses: Intro to Drawing and Projects in Drawing: the Figure. Since 2007 he has been teaching alternatively Advanced Drawing, Advanced Painting or Rome Sketchbook at Temple University in Rome, where he also collaborates with the MFA program. Since summer 2016 he has been teaching “Drawing – Rome Sketchbook” at John Cabot University in Rome. Roberto Caracciolo was the Arts Liaison at the American Academy in Rome from 2007 to 2010, where he organized, among other initiatives, exhibitions and curated a Betty Woodman solo exhibition in 2010.