Carol Fondé graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology and received the Ford Foundation Fellowship for Visual Arts to attend Indiana University where she received her Master of Fine Arts in photography. Since 1980 Carol has lived and worked as a professional photographer and master color printer based in New York. She is internationally recognized for her expertise in color. Carol has been the personal color printer for many celebrated photographers such as Richard Avedon, Helmut Newton, Francesco Scavullo, Annie Leibovitz, Christian Witkin, Bruce Davidson, Steven Klein, Hiro, Brigitte Lacombe and Joel Grey.
Since 1985 Carol has taught color at The Cooper Union School of Art, The International Center of Photography, The School of Visual Arts, The Maine Media Workshops and is currently teaching at Parson’s School Of Design. Her fine art work in sea and landscape has been shown in numerous galleries and museums, including The Heckscher Museum, Edward Carter Gallery, The Neuberger Museum, Westwood Gallery, Woodstock Center of Photography, and Sotheby’s. Her photographs have been exhibited in Ralph Lauren showrooms worldwide and are often used to support the Nature Conservancy. She is currently represented by Westwood Gallery and June Bateman Fine Art in NYC.