Carolanna Parlato received her MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. Her paintings have been written about numerous publications including The New York Times, Art in America, The Boston Globe, Artcritical, ArtNews, Two Coats of Paint, The New Criterion, and The Brooklyn Rail. Solo exhibitions include the Islip Art Museum, the Phatory (NYC) and Elizabeth Harris Gallery (NYC). Parlato has been included in group exhibitions at Morgan Lehman Gallery; Asya Geisberg Gallery (NYC); Lesley Heller Workspace (NYC); the Brooklyn Museum (NYC); the Drawing Center (NYC); Art in General (NYC); White Columns (NYC); the Hunterdon Art Museum (NJ); OH+T Gallery (MA), Scott White Contemporary Art (CA), Sandroni Rey (CA); Fullerton Art Museum (CA); and Amy Simon Fine Art (Westport, CT); among others. Public collections include the Brooklyn Museum; ArtBank Collection (DC); The Library of Congress (DC); Public Art for Public Schools (NYC); the Francis Greenburger Collection (NYC); and the Islip Art Museum. Parlato was a nominee for the Anonymous Was a Woman Award in 2016. The artist lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.