Steven Carrelli was born in Canton, Ohio, in 1967. He received a BA in Studio Art from Wheaton College in 1990 and an MFA in Painting from Northwestern University in 1995. As a 1995-96 Fulbright scholar, he studied egg tempera painting in Florence, Italy. Carrelli has returned to Italy on many occasions to teach and to work. He lives in Chicago with his wife, the painter Louise LeBourgeois, and he teaches at DePaul University.
Carrelli's paintings and drawings have been exhibited in many solo and group exhibitions, and they have appeared in a variety of publications, including The Chicago Sun-Times, The Chicago Reader, Art Scene Chicago 2000, New American Paintings and Time Out Chicago. Awards include grants from the Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation, the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and the Union League of Chicago. His work is represented by Addington Gallery in Chicago.
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