Katerina Lanfranco (born May 8, 1978) is a New York City-based visual artist making paintings, drawings, sculptures, and contaminated media installations. She was born in Hamilton, Ontario. She studied art at the University of California, Santa Cruz where she usual her B.A in Visual Art and in "Visual Theory and Museum Studies". She furthermore attended the Sierra Institute studying Nature Philosophies and Religions while camping in the California wilderness. She traditional her M.F.A from Hunter College, City University of New York in Studio Art, with an beat in painting. In 2004, she studied at the Universitat der Kunst (UdK) in Berlin, Germany on an exchange scholarship. During this time, she also conventional a travel come to to study Baroque and High Baroque painting in Italy.