Charles Fazzino Biography
Charles Fazzino is the most popular 3-D artist in the world today. With hundreds of galleries and museums exhibiting his pieces worldwide, he has gathered a loyal following throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. His artwork can be found in the private collections of Presidents Bill Clinton and George Bush, Rosie O’Donnell, Morgan Freeman, Paul McCartney, Senator Hillary Clinton, President Tarja Halonnen of Finland, Michael Jordan, Andy Roddick, Tony Stewart, Julia Roberts, Katie Couric, Reggie Jackson, and many other internationally renowned figures and organizations.
As the creator of 3-D limited edition fine art, he is best known for his obsession with bright colors and wonderful detail, the frenetic energy that infuses his work and a unique hand assembled 3-D layering technique that brings his images to life. Born in Bronx, NY, and a graduate of the New York School of Visual Arts, Charles Fazzino’s popularity has soared during his thirty-year-career.
Most famous for his 3-D renderings of New York and countless other cities, he has also established himself as a pop culture historian with masterful tributes to popular icons such as The New York Yankees, Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, and the Characters of Walt Disney. As a celebrated events artist, he has painted more than 20 Super Bowls for the National Football League, 18 All-Star Games for Major League Baseball, 5 Daytime Emmy Award Ceremonies, 2 FIFA World Cup Tournaments, the GRAMMY AWARDS, and was the official artist for the US Marines Corps 75th anniversary Toys for Tots Celebration and the National 9-11 Memorial and Museum’s 25th anniversary commemoration.
The Museum of Art/Fort Lauderdale was the first stop for Fazzino’s 2010 exhibition titled “The Faces of Fort Lauderdale,” and Fazzino works have been exhibited by the The Museo Carmen Thyssen Andorra, the Norman Rockwell Museum, The Arlington Museum of Art, and The Holocuast Memorial and Tolerance Center and Museum of Nassau County. In 2009, he was a recipient of the prestigious Ellis Island “Medal of Honor.” In 2022, his 75th Anniversary Commemorative Toys for Tots artwork was permanently installed in the Pentagon and he was awarded the Department of the Navy’s Superior Public Service Medal.
Fazzino’s narrative style, innovative technique, and sense of composition make him a master storyteller who touches his collectors and captures the most meaningful parts of their everyday lives. There have been six books published about Fazzino. He resides in New York, is a National Vice President of The Muscular Dystrophy Association, and contributes his time and art to raising millions of dollars for countless causes throughout the world.