Carol Fonde´spent her childhood off the north shore of Long Island on a sparsely populated, historic peninsula called Lloyd Neck. By the age of seven, she found solace in photographing the land and seascape with a Brownie camera. Carol received her BFA from R.I.T., and her MFA through the Ford Foundation Fellowship For Visual Artists at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.
Carol Fonde´ is renowned for her unique eye as a colorist. She is a dedicated professional, an esteemed color printer, teacher and fine art photographer. 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 is highly regarded for having held the exclusive position as master color printer for Richard Avedon over a decade.
In 2012 Carol moved to Portland, Maine and commutes weekly to NYC for her teaching position at Parsons The New School For Design where she has been Part-time Associate Professor since 1994.
Carol Fonde is currently represented by Westwood Gallery and June Bateman Fine Art Gallery in NYC. The exhibition of her recent work,
“Waiting For The Moon” opened in April 2014. at Elizabeth Moss Gallery in Falmouth, Maine.