One of Australia’s most popular artists, Fantauzzo graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting from RMIT and also completed his Masters in Fine Arts at RMIT. He has had solo exhibitions at Dianne Tanzer Gallery in Melbourne in 2007 and 2008 and in Mumbai India in 2007. He won the 2003 Tolarno RMIT Partnership Prize and was a finalist in the 2007 Shirley Hannan Portrait Prize, DLAP and Whyalla Art Award. He is also well known for his highly skilled paintings of famous Australian faces, the likes of which include Heath Ledger, Hugh Jackman, Brandon Walters, chef Matt Moran, and the actor and his wife, Asher Keddie. In 2017 Fantauzzo was chosen to paint the official portrait of former Labor Prime Minister Julia Gillard. The portrait was unveiled in Parliament House Canberra on 24 October 2018. The Australian painter has achieved international acclaim with works exhibited across the globe, in New York, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Vietnam, and India.
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