AHRC NYC to Celebrate 70 Years of Realizing Potential
Famous 3-D Pop Artist Charles Fazzino has been selected as Official Artist for the AHRC New York City 70th Anniversary and Annual Dinner! Proceeds of Charles Fazzino’s Official AHRC NYC artwork will benefit AHRC NYC!
Marco Damiani, CEO, AHRC NYC, stated, “Charles Fazzino is unequivocally the master of 3D pop art and we are thrilled that he has committed his time and talent to be the Official Artist of the AHRC NYC 70th Anniversary and Annual Dinner.”
Mr.Fazzino created the bright, whimsical and wonderfully detailed art that will be used throughout its anniversary year on invitations, posters, billboards and other materials. In the piece he created for AHRC NYC’s 70th Anniversary, Mr. Fazzino’s “Big Apple” is surrounded by autobiographical paintings created by AHRC NYC self-taught artists who participate in ArTech, an art studio located in AHRC’s Howie Stone Adult Program in the Bronx.
The AHRC artists are: Jayson Valles, James Tillary collaboration with Anton Spivack, Cory Tyler, Monique Williams, Antony Ferguson, Jeffrey Holloway, Shanice Valez, Gisella Montalvo, Carlos Sotomayor, Diana Varela, Kevin Jones , Wayne Anderson, Jeremy Gonzalez, Carol Fields, and Teaching Artists Ben Granoff and Carlos Encarnacion Vazquez.
From his New Rochelle, New York studio, Charles Fazzino stated, “I am very honored to have been selected as Official Artist for AHRC NYC’s 70th Anniversary. AHRC NYC does amazing work for people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities. I am thrilled that my commemorative artwork will benefit the organization.”
About Charles Fazzino
Charles Fazzino — one of the most popular artists in the world — is an officially licensed artist of the National Football League and the Super Bowl (2000-present). Recently, Charles Fazzino was commissioned by NBC Sports to commemorate Sunday Night Football’s record of being primetime Television’s #1 show for seven consecutive years. Charles Fazzino is also an officially licensed artist for the 2019 MLB All-Star Game to be played in Cleveland on July 9, 2019.
He has also created official artwork for high profile events, including: the Olympic Games, Fort Lauderdale Centennial, NHL All-Star Game, Belmont Stakes, NASCAR’s Daytona 500, Indy 500, Andy Roddick Charity Gala, U.S. Tennis Foundation, CMA Awards, Grammy Awards, NBC’s “Today” Summer Concert Series, and the President William J. Clinton Presidential Foundation, among many others.
His art is exhibited in hundreds of museums and galleries in more than 20 different countries. He 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.
Charles Fazzino’s artwork can be viewed at www.fazzino.com; Facebook: @fazzinopopart; TWTR: @fazzino; & IG: @charles_fazzino.