Kathy Krantz Fieramosca

Kathy Krantz Fieramosca is a fine arts painter working in watercolor, graphite, silverpoint and oil in a representational manner. Her paintings hang in various private and public collections. Public collections include Montefiore Hospital in New York City, Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas and the CIA Headquarters in Langley, Virginia.

Ms. Krantz Fieramosca is currently represented by Portraits, Inc. in New York City, Sewell Fine Portraiture, by Francesca Anderson Fine Art/Portraits North in Lexington, MA and Gallery 71 in NYC. She has exhibited at the Mark Humphrey Gallery in Southampton, NY; The National Academy of Design, The National Arts Club, The Broome Street Gallery, The Salmagundi Art Club, The Society of Illustrators and The Newingtion-Cropsey Foundation Gallery, Hastings-on-the-Hudson, NY.

Memberships include the Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, The American Society of Portrait Artists and The New York Society of Portrait Artists. She was awarded the Col. Michel Jacobs Memorial Fund Prize in 1994, the Mary Hinman Carter Prize in 1995, the Lelia Gardin Sawyer Memorial Award in 1996 from the American Artists Professional League, the New Jersey Watercolor Society Award in 2002, the Anna Hyatt Huntington Bronze Medal for Watercolor in 2003, the Art Times Award in 2004, the Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club Award in 2004, The Margaret Dole Portrait Award in 2005, the Charlotte Dunwidde Memorial Award in 2005, the Dr. Ralph Weiler Memorial Prize Fund-1st Place for Drawing in 2006 and a Premier Grant Award from the Council of the Arts and Humanities for Staten Island in 2006.

Ms. Krantz Fieramosca is a former illustrator who worked in the advertising, editorial and publishing industries for fifteen years. Her client list had included J. Walter Thompson Advertising, Young and Rubicam, Kenyon and Eckhart, Family Circle Magazine, Womanʼs World Magazine, Parentʼs Magazine, Readerʼs Digest, Viking Press, Good Housekeeping Magazine, Essence Magazine and Inside Sports Magazine.

Born in Ohio, Ms. Krantz Fieramosca graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Columbus College of Art and Design in 1975. In addition, she studied at the School of Visual Arts, the Art Students League of New York, the Grand Central Art Academy, the National Academy of Design, the Drawing Academy of the Atlantic, the New York Academy of Art, and privately with artists: Daniel E. Greene, Michael Aviano, and Jon DeMartin.

Award-winning Artist

The Annette Seitz Gross Memorial Award for Still Life 2012

Lifetime Arts Grant 2013

The Charlotte Dunwidde Memorial Award for Traditional 2D Work of Art 2011

The Aileen & Manuel de Torres Award for Still Life 2011

Premier Grant from the Council of Arts and Humanities of Staten Island 2006

The Dr. Ralph Weiler Memorial Prize Fund-1st Place for Drawing 2006

The Margaret Dole Portrait Award 2005

The Charlotte Dunwidde Memorial Award 2005

The Anna Hyatt Huntington Bronze Medal for Watercolor 2003

Selected Exhibitions

The National Arts Club, New York City 1994-2012

Francesca Anderson FineArt “Almost Miniatures” Exhibit

Francesca Anderson FineArt Annual Portrait Exhibit

The Salmagundi Club, New York City 2011

The Broome Street Gallery, New York City 1994-2010

The Art Lab, Staten Island, NY Solo Exhibition “ The Influence of the Masters 2006

Teaching Experience

Internship PS 31 2011: Observed and assisted senior teaching artist with art classes grades 1-3 (Special Ed and General Ed Populations)

Internship IS 61 2012: Observed and assisted middle school art teacher grade 5 (Special Ed)

Volunteer Work: Designed curriculum, directed and supervised assistant teachers for a 3yr. period teaching basic art principles to grades 1-5. (Gateway Cathedral after school program 1989-1992)

Adult Ed watercolor classes (1990)

The Art Lab: Adult Foundational Drawing (Fall 2011-Present)

The Art Lab: Watercolor Portrait Painting (Summer 2012)

“Drawing from Life’s Journey” Adult Drawing Class 2013


Represented by Portraits Inc., New York City's oldest and most prestigious portrait gallery in the country started in 1942.

Represented by Sewell Fine Portraiture, New York City

Represented by Francesca Anderson Fine Art/Portraits North, Lexington MA

Represented by Gallery 71, New York City

Member: The Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club