Francis Di Fronzo studied drawing and painting at the University of California, Fullerton, where he earned his B.F.A. in 1994. In 1996, Di Fronzo moved to Philadelphia to study at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, where he earned his M.F.A.. In 2004, Di Fronzo was awarded the prestigious Pew Fellowship in the Arts. Di Fronzo exhibits his work nationally, and currently lives and paints in southern California.