Born into a family with a long tradition of icon painting, C. Fodoreanu started painting from early ages. He received his first camera as a young boy and ever since then he has been using light and time to paint his photographs. His work touches on human condition, fleetingness of time, divine intervention, fragility of life, personal boundaries, play and intimacy. These themes are a consequence of his educational background with degrees in philosophy (UC San Diego) and medicine (Harvard Medical School). He is the author of a few poetry books, and several photography projects, including nicula, yellow skies, silent recall, dancers, street smart, green bird, macroskins, motus corporis, lost trees, and traces.
C. Fodoreanu’s photography has been featured in a number of solo shows, which include the Harvard Arts First and Cornel/Henry Art. His projects have participated in selected photography festivals and publications, such as Palm Springs Photo Festival, Medium Photo Festival, Rotterdam Photo, the Harvard Medical School literary magazine Third Space, and The Human Condition of UCSD School of Medicine. C. Fodoreanu was selected by the Art San Diego 2019 as one the four Local Talent art visionaries, and chosen by the show judges as the 2019 Award Winner. His work can be found in private collections throughout United States and Europe. He currently lives in Southern California, and is represented locally by Cornel/Henry Art.
His macroskins project was recently on display at Cornel/Henry Art in San Diego, CA, and his lost trees project was recently on display at Next Door in San Diego, CA. His work was also recently featured at Rotterdam Photo 2020 (2.6-9, 2020) and Art Palm Spring (2.13-17, 2020.)
Read his Artist Statements.