Curriculum Vitae

Robert grew up in Diamond Bar California, where he studied painting with a local artist.  Robert attended the University of California, Irvine and then joined the US Navy.  After completing flight training, Robert completed a 23 year career as a Naval Flight Officer while concurrently pursuing fine art and illustration.  Robert was able to attend the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts for a year focusing on academic foundation (life drawing, perspective, color, life painting, etc) and portraiture.  He continues to experiment with new mediums and subject matter.



University of California, Irvine,  BA,  1986

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 1996



R.G. Smith Award, National Museum of Naval Aviation

Best of Show, Military Theme, ASAA International Exhibit 2014

Honorable Mention, National Naval Aviation Museum, Group Exhibit, 2013

Second Award, WARMTH gallery show, Group Exhibit, 2014


 Solo Exhibits

R. Roberts Gallery, Jacksonville FL (2000)

Our Gallery, Pentwater, MI (2005)

Niland Gallery, Annapolis, MD (2010)

Med Art Gallery, Dunkirk, MD  (2011)


Group Exhibits

Foreign Artists Show, Tokyo, Japan, 1996

R. Roberts Gallery, Jacksonville, FL,  1999

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art Alumni Show (Part of the US Artist's Show), Philadelphia PA, 2006

Med Art Gallery, Dunkirk MD, 2010

Rochester Contemporary Art Center, 2013

Ann Marie Gardens Gallery, Dowell (Calvert County) MD, August 2013

Art League of Alexandria, Torpedo Factory Gallery, VA, August 2013

Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA, September 2013

 Urban by Nature Gallery, Rockville, MD, September 2013

 Art Links Gallery, Fort Wayne, IN, October 2013

MedArt Gallery, Dunkirk MD, December 2013

Torpedo Factory of Alexandria VA, Encaustic Works Show, February 2014

West Shore Art Fair (Juried), July 2014

Ann Marie Garden, Art Fest Art Fair (Juried), September 2014

Main Street Gallery, NY, November 2014

Warmth Gallery, Leonardtown, MD, November 2014

Ann Marie Garden, Cosmos Show, 2015

Rochester Contemporary Art Center, February, 2015

West Shore Juried Art Fair, July 2015

Ann Marie Garden Juried Art Fest, September, 2015

Frederick Arts Festival, juried, June 2016

West Shore Art Festival, juried, July 2016

Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, Boardwalk Arts Festival, juried, June 2016

Central Pennsylvania State Arts Festival, juried, July 2016

Ann Marine Garden, Group Exhibit, October - Nov 2016 - Jan 2017

Main Street Arts Gallery, New York,  Dec 2016 - Jan 2017


Museum Exhibits

American Society of Aviation Artists (ASAA), National Museum of Naval Aviation, Group Exhibition, 2011

National Museum of Naval Aviation Exhibition, 2012

ASAA International Group Exhibit, San Diego, Air & Space Museum, July 2014



Thrasher, "The Art of Robert Fiacco", Foundation, Volume 32, Number 1, spring 2012

Art Span Magazine Interview, Artist Feature, October 2013

Aero Brush, Vol 27, No. 2, Spring 2014

"Robert Fiacco, Artist & Naval Aviator", Wings of Gold, Summer 2014


Public and Corporate Collections

Dassault Aerospace Corporation, 1995

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, 1995

National Museum of Naval Aviation, Pensacola FL, 2012, 2013

Ann Marie Garden, Solomons, MD 2014

West Shore Artist League, Ludington MI, 2014

Navy Air Museum, Lexington Park, MD, 2014

USS Midway Museum, San Diego, CA  2017

                                            LTJG Robert Fiacco, during Operation Deep Freeze, 1990, while assigned to VXE-6 as a Polar Navigator