Cara De Angelis was born and raised in the wilds of undomesticated Connecticut. She is a recipient of the CT Office of the Arts Fellowship Grant, as well as the Barbara Deming/Money for Women Grant. She has had fellowships at the
Vermont Studio Center, the Prairie Center of the Arts in Illinois, and the Contemporary Arts Center in Troy, NY. In 2010 she was awarded full residency at the Terra Foundation in Giverny, France, along with a Guggenheim travel grant. She is also a beneficiary of the Rudolph Zallinger Painting Award.
In 2011, Cara graduated with her Master’s degree from the New York Academy of Art where she participated in Master Classes with Jenny Saville and Vincent Desiderio. Her work has been exhibited throughout the country, and recently sold work at Sotheby’s NYC. She currently lives and works in CT as an artist and curator, her work is represented by gary marotta fine art in Provincetown, MA.