Carmine Santaniello was born in New York. His formal education includes the High School of Art and Design and The School of Visual Arts, and he holds a BFA from Parsons School of Design. After years as a graphic designer and as
owner/art director of a design studio, Carmine Santaniello has put that behind him and started to follow his real passion – fine art. In 2000 he started to explore printmaking; since then he has exhibited nationally and internationally. Selected exhibitions include Galerie Mooiman Male Art, The Netherlands, Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, NYC and Antebellum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. He has had several one-man shows, has had work published and made his debut as a curator in 2006. His work appears in private and corporate collections internationally.