Baron Von Fancy x NYC Collection

Baron Von Fancy was born in New York City and attended Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School. He earned his Bachelor in Fine Arts from Bard College in 2006. He works in various media in addition to canvas. He has applied his distinctive artistic sensibility to create a broad range of tangible, practical items such as sponges, doormats, socks, lighters, bow ties handbags, and shirts. Clever and enchanting at the same time, Baron Von Fancy’s work spans the spectrum from light-hearted to profound.

Baron Von Fancy has collaborated with the leading fashion, apparel and sportswear brands. Among the brands that he has worked with are: Gitman Vintage, Smith Optics, Emi jay, Rag & Bone, Reece Hudson, Reformation and Uber. He is known for his originality and talent in matching an object with a humorous and memorable phrase. Larger retailers such as Urban Outfitters, Elizabeth Arden, Inc., Juicy Couture, Porsche Design Group, and Patagonia have collaborated with him on distinctive collections and projects.

Since 2006, his work has been displayed around the world with exhibitions in California, New York, Florida, at Ochi Gallery in Idaho, as well as in Rhode Island, Iowa, and France. In spring 2014, The Tripoli Gallery presented an exhibition of his original paintings entitled “I Remember It Differently.” The show featured paintings of well-known cartoons such as Archie and Disney classics. In the summer of 2013, his “I Can’t Grow Up” mural was displayed on a billboard on Orchard Street in the Lower East Side.