Professional Development for Artists: Charles Fazzino
March 10, 2021
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join Pelham Art Center in conversation with Charles Fazzino
Presented in partnership with New Rochelle Council on the Arts
Did you know Charles Fazzino first exhibited as a Pelham Memorial High School student at the 1971 Pelham Art Happening (later known as Pelham Art Center)? Charles emerged as a young artist from the Pelham/New Rochelle arts scene and went on to establish his iconic body of work with worldwide reach and notoriety. Now, Charles wants to share with his community the key lessons he’s learned throughout his 30+ year career. Hear from Charles about the highlights of his career, his artistic inspiration and philosophy, and his key advice for emerging artists today.
Fazzino fans and fellow artists of all career paths will gain insight to what makes a successful studio practice, art business, and global brand that stands the test of time and the ever-changing art market.
Charles Fazzino Bio
Charles Fazzino, graduate of the School of Visual Arts in New York City is one of the most popular and highly-collected pop artists of all time. During his more-than-thirty years as a pop artist, he has inserted his unique, detailed, vibrant, and three-dimensional style of artwork into the very fabric of popular culture. Fazzino’s artworks are exhibited in hundreds of museums and galleries in more than twenty different countries. He has received many private and important commissions and has been selected as the official artist for festivals and events all over the world. Charles is often referred to as a pop culture historian because of the breadth of his work and the way it touches his collectors and captures the best parts of their contemporary lives. His legacy will mark him as part of the next generation of famous pop artists as he follows the paths originally forged by pop art pioneers such as Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, Red Grooms, and Roy Lichtenstein.