Cara De Angelis was born and raised in the wilds of Northeastern America. She has been 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, New York.
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. In January 2017 her work “Donald Trump with a Crown of Roadkill” garnered national attention and was seen in Newsweek, NYLON, W Magazine, and was even spoofed by Jon Stewart on the Late Show.
Her work has been exhibited throughout the country, and recently sold at Sotheby’s NYC. She currently lives and works in the Northeast as artist and domesticated creature. Her work is represented by gary marotta fine art in Provincetown, MA.