Claudia Mengel has been studying, instructing, and making art for over thirty years.
She received her degree in printmaking from the Brainerd Art School at the State University of New York at Potsdam. Her studies continued at the Art Students League in New York, the Silvermine Art Center, the Center for Contemporary Printmaking, and the Darien Art Center, as well as with several private teachers.
Currently she is studying with Robert Reed, Professor of Art at Yale and Hugh O'Donnell, Professor of Art at Boston University. She also studies and works with Constance Kiermaier, a prominent New England artist, Master Printer Marina Anacona, and Master Printer Anthony Kirk, who has printed with major American artists including Helen Frankenthaler and Wolf Kahn.
An accomplished painter and printmaker, her work is in many private collections in the tri-state area. She also exhibits in Rockwell Art and Framing in Westport, CT., and the Center for Contemporary Printmaking in Norwalk, CT.