De CARO Born
and raised in Philadelphia, Pat De Caro attended drawing classes as a
child at the Fleisher Art Memorial school. She studied art, dance, and
philosophy at Temple University. She moved to Seattle to pursue
painting at the University of Washington and received a M.F.A. in 1982.
She also studied with Joan Brown at Centrum Foundation, Port Townsend on
a Ford Foundation grant. Later she received a Fulbright -Hays Fellowship
to Italy where she lived and painted from 1983 to 1985. De Caro has
also been an artist- in -residence at many artist colonies; the Mac
Dowell Colony (New Hampshire), the Ragdale Foundation (Chicago),
Brandywine Print Workshop (Philadelphia), and the Ateliers Hoherweg (Duesselfdorf),
and the Pilchuck School of Glass (Stanwood).