Raeleen Kao is a Chicago-based artist working primarily in the mediums of etching and graphite drawing. She is currently employed as a printer at White Wings Press, a print studio located in the historic neighborhood of Logan Square in Chicago specializing in multi-plate etching and photogravure. She previously worked at Tandem Press in Madison, WI, Anchor Graphics in Chicago, and studied photogravure at Cape Fear Press in Carolina Beach, NC. She has worked on print projects with artists including Fred Stonehouse, Judy Pfaff , Robert Cottingham, Audrey Niffenegger, Enrique Chagoya, Jose Lerma, Teresa James, Nikola Lopez, Julie Farstad, and Diana Sudyka. Her personal work has been exhibited at Bert Green Fine Art in Chicago, the Monmouth Museum of Art in Lincroft, NJ, Peltz Gallery in Milwaukee, WI, and has won the ArtSlant 1st 2013 Showcase Award and a second place prize in the 23rd Parkside national exhibition of small prints, juried by John Hitchcock.