Roberto Caracciolo, born in New York in 1960, is an Italian painter who lives and works in Rome. He studied at the United World College of the Atlantic, in Wales; at the Istituto d'Arte di Urbino, in Italy and at the New York Studio School. Apart from pursuing his career as an artist Caracciolo worked as an assistant set-designer for Dante Ferretti from 1982 to 1984.
Since 1985 Roberto Caracciolo has been exhibiting throughout Italy, Europe and in the U.S.A. in galleries such as Galleria Valeria Belvedere and Grossetti Arte Contemporanea in Milan; Galerie Blancpain Stepczynski in Geneva; André Emmerich Gallery and Loretta Howard Gallery in New York.
From 1999 to 2013 Roberto Caracciolo was adjunct professor at New York University in Florence; since 2007 he has been teaching at Temple University in Rome, where he also collaborates with the MFA program. Since summer 2016 he has been teaching at John Cabot University in Rome
and at the School of Visual Arts Rome Program. Roberto Caracciolo was the Arts Liaison at the American Academy in Rome
from 2007 to 2010, where he organized, among other initiatives, exhibitions and curated a Betty Woodman solo exhibition in 2010.