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The continuing collection by Rocco Fazzari
About the artist:
Rocco Fazzari, Award-winning multimedia artist, cartoonist, and video producer
Rocco Fazzari is an independent artist who graduated from the South Australian School of Art. He has won numerous art awards and is represented widely in both public and private collections. For 28-years his cartoons and illustrations appeared in Fairfax press, featuring regularly in The Sydney Morning Herald. As a painter he his exhibited for 15-years and is currently represented by Maunsell Wickes Gallery.
His portfolio is extensive, with works featuring in the likes of Rolling Stone Magazine and American Sports Illustrated. Rocco has also created and collaborated on works for the ABC, FaceBook, Newcastle Writer’s Festival the Greater Sydney Commission, News Ltd, the Law Society of NSW, the UTS, and the UNSW. He also regularly leads drawing workshops at the Art Gallery of NSW.
A pioneer in digital art, he feels as comfortable drawing on paper as he does on his smartphone or iPad. He brings his stills to life through productions of short form video and animation. In 2015 he was shortlisted for best animation in the Australian Youtube Online video awards.
In 2017 he was awarded a grant by the Pulitzer Foundation to create a 3 minute animated video for the Washington based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. In 2018 he was part the ABC’s multiple award winning team with his striking imagery for the Walkley foundation administered Our Watch awards.