Carolanna Parlato has exhibited her work in New York and nationally. She received her MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. In January of 2016 she had her fourth solo exhibition with the  Elizabeth Harris Gallery in Chelsea. Parlato has been written about in Art in America, the New York Times, the Boston Globe, the Brooklyn Rail,,  ArtNews, Two Coats of Paint and the New Criterion. Solo exhibitions of her paintings have been shown at the Islip Art Museum, the Phatory (NYC) and Elizabeth Harris Gallery in NYC. Her work was included in the exhibition “Pour” which was organized by Elisabeth Condon and Carol Prusa for the Florida Atlantic University.  The show then travelled to the  Asya Geisberg Gallery and the Lesley Heller Workspace in NYC. She has exhibited in numerous venues such as the Drawing Center (NYC) Art in General (NYC), White Columns (NYC), Hunterdon Art Museum (New Jersey), the Brooklyn Museum, BRIC, the Dedalus Foundation Gallery at Industry City (Brooklyn, NY) OH+T Gallery(Boston), Scott White Contemporry Art (CA),  Sandroni Rey (CA), Fullerton Art Museum (CA) and Amy Simon Fine Art (Westport, CT). Parlato’s paintings are included in the collections of the Brooklyn Museum,  ArtBank Collection, US Dept. of State, Washington, DC, Public Art for Public Schools, NYC, the Francis Greenburger Collection, Islip Art Museum, Pfizer Inc. and several private collections. In addition, Parlato is a nominee for the 2016 Anonymous Was A Woman Award. She lives and works in her hometown Brooklyn.