Katerina Lanfranco is an NYC-based artist who lives and works in Brooklyn, New York where she makes paintings, drawings, mixed media works, and sculptures. Lanfranco earned her BA in Art and in Visual Theory and Museum Studies from UC Santa Cruz, and her MFA in Studio Art in Painting from Hunter College, City University of New York. Her work is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Kupferstichkabinett Museum of Prints and Drawings in Berlin, and the Corning Museum of Glass.
She is the recipient of several awards and residencies including the Japan-US Creative Exchange Fellowship Artist-in-Residence Award; DNA Artist Residency, Sugar Shack Artist-in-Residence; Vermont Studio Center; Pollock Krasner Fellowship at the Byrdcliffe Artist Residency; Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Studio Artist in Residence with Flux Factory; Tony Smith Award from Hunter College; Hunter College Exchange Scholarship to study at UdK Berlin, Germany; and the William Graft Memorial Fund Travel Grant to research High Baroque Italian painting. She has been invited as a guest artist and critic to colleges and residency programs in California, New York, Tennessee, and Florida. She writes about art that interests her on POVarts.com. Lanfranco founded Rhombus Space in 2013 and was Chief Curator at Trestle Gallery from 2015 to 2018. Her work has been represented by the Nancy Hoffman Gallery since 2006. Lanfranco’s work has been exhibited throughout the United States, and internationally in Toronto, Canada; Berlin, Germany; Milan, Italy; and Kyoto, Japan.
Recent shows include solo shows Nature Poems at Sweet Lorraine Gallery, Mystic Geometry at the Nancy Hoffman Gallery, Efflorescence at the SCPS Gallery at Pratt Manhattan, Talk to the Moon at Day & Night Projects in Atlanta, Georgia, and Shadow Light at HOUSEGallery in Philadelphia. Her work has been reviewed in ARTnews, ARTinfo, and The New York Times.