Winners Announced for the GRAPHIS Design Annual 2020

June 2019

This year's Platinum Award Winners are: ARSONAL (US), Carmit Design Studio (US), Carter Hales Design Lab (CA), Dalian RYCX Advertising Co., Ltd. (CN), Dankook University (SK), IF Studio (US), Michael Pantuso Design (US), Morla Design (US), Omdesign (PT), Sherry Matthews Group / Studio | Peteet Design (US), Ultra Creative (US), and White & Case LLP (US).

Judges: All entries were judged by a panel of highly accomplished Graphis award-winning Designers: Fa-Hsiang Hu (TW), Toshiaki & Hisa Ide (US), Jennifer Morla (US), Shadia Ohanessian (AU), Michael Pantuso (US), and Rene V. Steiner (CA).And pleased to be the recipient of a Platinum Award for my “Gulf of Mexico Series”



My interview with Blasting News following ARTEXPO NYC

April 30, 2017

Michael Pantuso is an Artist who primarily focuses on digital design. Heavily inspired by animals, nature, and mechanicaltechnology, Michael recently exhibited work at New York City’s lauded ArtExpo. Michael has a background in business and he is an expert branding and advertising professional which has all aided him in his career. Michael’s artwork features intricate details and bright colors and he was happy to discuss his art as well as his experiences exhibiting internationally.


Art-Inspired Wearable Prints
Available At VIDA.com

September 18, 2016

VIDA's story is that of the rich, interconnected world we live in – the story of contemporary life and mindful, global citizenship. VIDA is a global partnership of co-creators, from a designer in Paris, to a producer in Karachi, and a consumer in San Francisco.

Art New York

May 3-8, 2016

Michael Pantuso will be exhibiting at Art New York May 3-8. Art Miami, the preeminent producer of leading international contemporary and modern art fairs, presents Art New York for its second year. This highly-anticipated events will showcase artwork from more than 150 galleries representing nearly 1,200 artists from 50 countries. The sister art fairs will take place May 3 - 8 at Pier 94, effectively launching New York Art Week, the pinnacle of New York’s art and cultural season. 

Oxford International Art Fair

February 26-28, 2016

The recent exhibition of the Oxford International Art Fair took place on February 26-28 and was visited by over 6,000 visitors and featured the artwork of over 150 artists from 26 countries. Michael Pantuso was among the group of international artists which took place at the Oxford Town Hall — located in the heart and center of Oxford, UK. 

GRAPHIS Design Annual 2016 Spotlight

JUNE 5, 2015

Illinois designer Michael Pantuso has rolled out another brilliant illustration in his limited edition series, "Mechanical Integrations," a melding of nature and the mechanical. Mechanical Mosquito Integration #6 is a "balance between realism and graphic expression," writes Pantuso on his Graphis Portfolio. "A place where shapes, colors and textures come together to form expressions of vision, imagination and emotion." The illustration was submitted to the GRAPHIS Design Annual 2016 competition.

Michael Pantuso Exhibiting at Miami Art Expo 2015

June 19-26, 2015

The London based Global Art Agency Ltd presents the first edition of "The Miami Art Expo" 19th-26th June 2015 at the Nina Torres Fine Art Gallery situated nearby the famous Wynwood area on the northern side of Downtown Miami — in the heart of the city’s arts, entertainment, and cultural district. The GAA is bringing an exciting show to Miami for Art Aficionado's and Collectors to enjoy. An international Exhibition of Contemporary Art that will showcase some of the best artworks by a great selection of emerging artists from around the world including many from UK and Europe. Visitors can expect a variety of paintings, photography art, urban art, sculptures, in different styles.

The event gives a great opportunity to invest into international art, and is a showcase of the well established artist as well as young talent displayed in the Nina Torres Fine Art Gallery water view venue providing an extraordinary setting for the Miami Art Expo.

The Laguna ArtWalk

Saturday, May 2, 2015
6:00 - 9:00 PM

The art season in Laguna Beach flourishes year round with First Thursday Art Walk. This educational monthly art event is held on the first Thursday of every month from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. and celebrates the diverse culture art scene of Laguna Beach and is free to the public. Represented by Towny Gallery and Gallery 570, Michael Pantuso's "Mechanical Bee Integration #4" illustration will be on display for this event as well as the month of May.

Art Biologic

MAY 14-June 6, 2015

LIMNER GALLERY and SlowArt Productions presents the fifth, periodic group exhibition, ART BIOLOGIC. The exhibition will be held at the LIMNER GALLERY from May 14 through June 6, 2015 and explores artist interpretations of the theme, from realistic to the abstract and conceptual. The city of Hudson is home to The Hudson River School which was a mid-19th century American art movement embodied by a group of landscape painters whose aesthetic vision was influenced by romanticism.

Michael's "Mechanical Scorpion Integration #8" will be part of this exhibit along with 22 other artists from around the world. This is the first print in the Scorpion Series and the largest piece exhibited to date.

Tokyo International Art Fair

MAY 22-23, 2015

The Global Art Agency presents the first edition of the "TOKYO INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR" 22-23 May 2015. The International Art Fair of Contemporary art is held at Harajuku's centrally located Quest Hall. The art fair features paintings, sculptures, photography art, illustration and multi-media artworks by award-winning top emerging artists. Michael Pantuso's "Mechanical Bee Integration #4" and "Mechanical Longhorn Beetle #2" illustrations will be on exhibit. 

グローバルアート庁は「東京国際アートフェア」の初版を提示しま す 現代美術の22〜23月2015年国際アートフェアは、原宿の中心に位置するクエストホールで開催され ます。アートフェアは、受賞歴のトップ新進アーティストの絵画、彫刻、写真アート、イラスト、マルチメディア作品を提供しています。 マイケルPantusoの「機械ビー統合# 4 」と「機械カミキリ#2 」のイラストを展示いたします。

LACDA | Electron Salon Series

FEBRUARY 12 - MARCH 7, 2015

Michael Pantuso was invited to participate in the Electron Salon at the Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, in conjunction with the Downtown Art Walk. Curated by LACDA Director Rex Bruce, the exhibition includes digital works by 33 international artists.