He approached photography in 1984, taking photographs of his friends, young people close to punk and underground music; in 1986 for two years he joined the agency of Letizia Battaglia and Franco Zecchin, “Informazione Fotografica”, on behalf of the newspaper “L’Ora” of Palermo. Fabio has been focusing his research mainly on his island Sicily but also in different Mediterranean countries, Eastern Europe and around the Balkans. In 2000 Sgroi starts to photograph with the panoramic format exploring urban landscape in many different cities in Europe focus on archeological and industrial sites.
He took part of international projects and residence. His work has been exhibited in collective and solo exhibitions in Italy, Europe and America and showed in several photography festivals such: Diaframma-Kodak, Milano; Artget Gallery, Museo Etnografico, Belgrado; Padiglione Italia/54, Biennale di Venezia Istituti Italiani di Cultura nel mondo 2011; Leica gallery, Sölms; Rencontres d’Arles; PhotoBiennale Mosca, Russia; Biennale Photographique, Bonifacio; Centre Mediterraneeen de la Photographie, Bastia; Saba gallery, New York; “Visa pour L’Image”, Perpignan.