Karl Krachenberg b.1955 New Haven, Ct. Raised in St. Louis, prep and public schools. Some classes at Washington University Art School, St. Louis. University of Michigan School of Art, Ann Arbor, 1974-1980, BFA in Drawing and Painting. Half of an MA in Education Admin. at WVU. Many years working in hotels and restaurants. Trained as a cabinetmaker and restorer in 18th cent. techniques in a Thurmont Md. shop. Three years driving tractor trailers for a carrier in Martinsburg, WV. Two years as education director for The Arts Centre, Martinsburg. Three years as a draughtsman and designer for a small design firm in Frederick Md. Formerly working as a cabinetmaker for the Lawrence Crouse Workshop, making 18th cent. reproduction furniture. Formerly working as a cabinetmaker at Period Woodworking, Winchester Va. Painting, sculpting, and printmaking all the while, and always looking for work.