Barry Fantoni is a cartoonist, designer, writer and broadcaster who studied at Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts as a Wedgwood Scholar. He was a member for the satirical magazine, Private Eye's staff from 1963, a cartoonist for The Listener, 1968-88 and wrote art criticisms for The Times, 1973-77, and was its diary cartoonist from 1983. Fantoni also designed film and television posters and painted a mural at the Queen Elizabeth Conference Centre, 1985. He was chairman of the Chelsea Arts Club, 1978-80. His solo shows included Woodstock Gallery, 1963, Brunel University, 1974, and a retrospective exhibition at the Cadogan Contemporary Gallery in 1991.