About Teresa Fasolino
Teresa Fasolino lives and works in her Gramercy Park studio in New York City, adjacent to the School of Visual Arts, her alma mater, and where she presently teaches courses on Illustration and the History of Illustration.
She was raised and educated in Westchester before attending the School of Visual Arts, where she studied with Robert Weaver, Marshall Arisman and other contemporary artists and illustrators.
Teresa Fasolino has worked for most of the major magazines, publishers and advertising agencies, evolving and developing her particular and recognizable style of illustrative painting. In addition to working in the print media, she has worked with architects and space designers, creating paintings for restaurants at The World Trade Center, and an 8 foot mural of “Famous Italian Noses” for the “Trattoria Dell ‘Arte” restaurant in New York City.
Some of her well known clients include: The New York Zoological Society (The Bronx Zoo), The United Nations Postal Service (City Summit -Habitat 11), The New York Times Magazine, The Penguin Group, TOR Books, Harcourt, U.S. State Department, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals and stamp deisgns (Aquarium Fish) for the United States Postal Service. Her paintings have been exhibited numerous times at major New York art galleries, including “Women in Illustration: Contemporary Visions and Voices” at the Norman Rockwell Museum, “Hothouse Contemporary Floras” at the New York Academy of Sciences, “200 Years of American Illustration at the New York Historical Society, “Art for Survival” exhibit for the United Nations Environmental Program, “Pushing the Envelope: The Art of the Postage Stamp at the Norman Rockwell Museum.
Her work is included in the permanent collections of The Society of Illustrators, The Smithsonian, and the collections of Nabisco, Grand Union as well as privite collections of Richard Bloch and Sir James Goldsmith among others. Ms. Fasolino is a member of the first illustrators advisory board of the Norman Rockwell Musuem.
Syracuse University - Master Degree Program
Ringling School of Art, Sarasota, Florida
Rhode Island School of Design
Silver Medal - New York Society of Illustrators
Communications Arts Annual
Society of Publication Design
1997 Pro-Illustration(Advertising) A Guide to Professional IIlustration Techniques sponsored by The Society of Illustrators1983 September-October Communication Arts by Dugald Stermer