C Fodoreanu

born in Transylvania, Romania

lives and works between San Diego, CA and New York, NY


Education

MFA, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

MD, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

BA, Philosophy of Science, University of California, San Diego, CA

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Solo Exhibitions

2023 Contrapposto, the MET at UC San Diego School Of Medicine, La Jolla, CA

2023 Ode to the Lake Sacalaia, Ronald H. Silverman Fine Arts Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2021 water hands, Cornel/Henry Art, San Diego, CA

2020 thou shadow, Cornel/Henry Art, San Diego, CA

2020 lost trees, Next Door, San Diego, CA

2019 street smart, Cornel/Henry Art, San Diego, CA

2019 dancers, Cornel/Henry Art, San Diego, CA

2011 SplitS, Harvard Arts First, Boston, MA


Selected Group Exhibitions

2023 Untitled Art, Miami Beach, FL

2023 Common Space, Space 4 Art, San Diego, CA

2023 Sloom, Studio 9D, New York, NY

2023 The Last Group Show, Bread & Salt, San Diego, CA

2023 Liminal Forms, MFA Show, The Invisible Dog Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 

2023 Snow Creek Collaborative, Photographer's Eye Gallery, Escondido, CA

2023 BLINK, 1 West Grand, Chicago, IL

2023 Yonder Crush, Satchel Projects, New York, NY

2022 Public Private, SVA Flatiron Gallery, New York, NY

2022 SoCal MFA Annual Juried Exhibition, Peggy Phelps and East Gallery, Claremont, CA

2022 PROUD+, The Studio Door, San Diego, CA

2022 Iridescent Perception, SVA Flatiron Windows, New York, NY

2021 Failed State, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

2021 Open Show LA, Los Angeles, CA

2020 self portrait, Cornel/Henry Art, San Diego, CA

2020 Gleaming Apollo, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

2020 Art Palm Springs, Palm Springs, CA

2020 intimate, Cornel/Henry Art, San Diego, CA

2020 cues and macroskins, Cornel/Henry Art, San Diego, CA

2020 Rotterdam Photo, Rotterdam, Netherlands

2019 Art San Diego, San Diego, CA

2019 Your Daily Photograph, Duncan Miller Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2008 A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words - Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

2006 Cultural Awareness Network Exposition, University of California, San Diego

2005 Annual Expo, Visual Arts Department, University of California, San Diego


Publications/Press

'Finding the balance: C Fodoreanu pursues his artistic dreams while working as a doctor' - SD Union-Tribune, November 4, 2023

'On C Fodoreanu's "Ode to the Lake Sacalaia"' - HereIn Journal, July 30, 2023

'Meet Deep Dive Artist C Fodoreanu' - The Village Voice, July 27, 2023

'Meet Deep Dive Artist C Fodoreanu' - LA Weekly, July 24, 2023

'Cal State LA Presents Ode to the Lake Sacalaia' - ArtNowLA, July 15, 2023

‘An Artist’s Memories of a Haunting Lake’ - Hyperallergic, April 10, 2023

Book Presentation - Medium Festival of Photography, San Diego - April, 1 2023

‘C Fodoreanu: Ode to the Lake Sacalaia’ - Lenscratch, March 25, 2023

‘C Fodoreanu - Ode to the Lake Sacalaia’ - PhotoBook Journal, December 20, 2022

Ode to the Lake Sacalaia - Monograph, edition of 500, Cornel/Henry Art, San Diego, CA, 2022

#WeBorrowTheEarthFromOurChildren, TV Interview - KPBS,  San Diego, April 6, 2022

First-Person Creates... - Photography Book contribution, Voice to Vision Publications, San Diego, CA, 2021

First-Person Present - Photography Book contribution, Voice to Vision Publications, San Diego, CA, 2020

Art and Cake - contribution, Los Angeles, CA, 2020

Lenscratch - contribution, Los Angeles, CA, 2020

street smart – exhibition catalog, Cornel/Henry Art, San Diego, CA, 2019

‘Moving Images’ - San Diego Citybeat, December 4, 2019

‘Cultural Art Expo Draws Top-Notch Artists’ - East County Magazine, November 17, 2019

‘Meet the artist-doctor behind Liberty Station’s newest gallery’ - The Peninsula Beacon, November 8, 2019

‘C. Fodoreanu Opens New Studio to Help At-Risk Youth’ - Art Business News, November 7, 2019

The Human Condition, Vol. 19 - front/back cover, UCSD School of Medicine Yearly Art/Literary Magazine, San Diego, CA, 2014

Harvard Arts First - catalog entry, Harvard University, Boston, MA, 2011

Third Space Magazine - contributions, Harvard Medical School Literary Magazine, Boston, MA, 2010-2011


Awards

First Annual Sidney L Saltzstein, MD and Sally F. Saltzstein Endowed Lecture on Compassionate Care, UC San Diego School of Medicine, 2023

MFA Fellowship, San Francisco Art Institute, CA, 2021 (deferred)

Community Service Award for ‘street smart’ Fundraiser, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, San Diego, CA, 2020

Local Talent Art Visionary Award, Art San Diego 2019, San Diego, CA, 2019

Presidential Scholar, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2011

F. Thomas Bond Outstanding Academic and Leadership Award, University of California, San Diego, CA, 2007


Residencies

2022 The Artist Residency Project, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

2022 Kipaipai Fellowship, Ojai


Curatorial Projects

2022 Youth Arts Exhibition: #WeBorrowTheEarthFromOurChildren, The Studio Door, San Diego, CA

2021 human body, 2nd edition, Cornel/Henry Art, San Diego, CA

2020 Queer Artists Invitational, Cornel/Henry Art, San Diego, CA

2020 self portrait, Cornel/Henry Art, San Diego, CA

2020 debauchery, Cornel/Henry Art, San Diego, CA

2020 Black Artists Invitational, Cornel/Henry Art, San Diego, CA

2020 Artist Award, Cornel/Henry Art, San Diego, CA

2020 intimate, Cornel/Henry Art, San Diego, CA

2020 human body, Cornel/Henry Art, San Diego, CA

2020 mother series by Jen Georgescu, Cornel/Henry Art, San Diego, CA

2008 A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words - fundraiser to support non-English language study at Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, Boston, MA, 2008

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