Currently photographer Carol Fonde' is in the gallery dropping off artwork for next week's exhibition opening on April 3rd, 2014. The energy consists of excitement and wonder! Fonde' is newly a Maine resident sharing time between New York and Portland, Maine. In New York City she is a teacher at the Parson's New School for Design and master color printer for photographers such as Richard Avedon and Annie Leibovitz among many others, as well as producing her own line of amazing work. The evening reception will run from 5:00 to 7:00 PM on Thursday, April 3rd, 2014. Her work will remain on the center gallery walls along with Eline Barclay's paintings until May 31, 2014 in the exhibition titled, "Last Light: Waiting for the Moon".
Biography for Carol Fonde':
Carol Fonde spent her childhood on the north shore of Long Islandwhere, by the age of seven, she was photographing the land and seascape with a Brownie camera. Carol received her BFA in Photography from the Rochester Institute of Technology. She was awarded the Ford Foundation Fellowship For Visual Artists to attend Indiana University where she taught in the undergraduate photography department and received her MFA in Fine Art Photography. Renowned by her unique eye for color, Carol has since become an esteemed professional photographer, master color printer and teacher. She currently works in Portland, Maine and New York City. Carol Fonde is internationally recognized for her expertise in the field of archival color reproduction. She prints for many celebrated editorial fashion, and fine-art photographers including Hiro, Christian Witkin, Bruce Davidson, Annie Leibovitz, Gilles Peress, Steven Klein, Joel Grey, Mary Ellen Mark and William Eggleston. She was the personal color printer for Richard Avedon and Francesco Scavullo. Since 1985 Carol has taught at the Cooper Union School of Art, the International Center of Photography, the School of Visual Arts, and the Maine Media Workshops. Since 1994, she has been teaching in the Photography Department at Parsons the New School for Design. Her personal fine art work in sea and landscape has been exhibited in numerous galleries and museums, including the Heckscher Museum, Edward Carter Gallery, the Neuberger Museum, Westwood Gallery, the Woodstock Center Of Photography, and Sotheby’s. Herphotographs have been sold in Ralph Lauren showrooms worldwide. Because Carol’s work reflects a strong reverence for the natural world her photographs are often used to support the Nature Conservancy. She is represented by Elizabeth Moss Galleries in Falmouth, Maine and June Bateman Fine Art in New York City.