Carol Fisher Biography

Carol Fisher




Photographer Carol Fisher was born in Brooklyn, NY, in 1941. She attended Brooklyn College (B.A. with honors, 1962); Parsons School of Design, (photography, 1973-74), and attended workshops and study groups led by Ansel Adams and Arthur Ollman. She has traveled throughout the world recording the daily lives of local people with her Polaroid SX-70 and Hasselblad.

"40 Years of Photographs", 2012, Valencia Fine Arts Gallery, University of New Mexico (retrospective); The Harvey House Museum, Belen NM; The Johnson's Gallery, Madrid NM; The Anderson Gallery, Albuquerque NM; The Center for Creative Studies, Detroit MI; 2D Photo Gallery, Prairie State College, Chicago IL; The Annex Galleries, Santa Rosa CA; Gilbert Gallery, Santa Rosa CA.

The Johnson's Gallery, Madrid NM; 5,000 Flowers Project, Albuquerque NM; New Mexico Photographer, Portales NM; California Art Works, Sacramento CA; Lincoln Arts Center, Santa Rosa CA; A Woman's World, New York NY


2006 & 2007: Belen Art League Annual, New Mexico - 1st Place
2002: New Mexico Photographer. - Best of Show
1984: California Art Works, CA State Fair - 5th Award, Color Photography
1980: Artrium of Sonoma County - Merit Award, Photography
1976: PSA Wholtman Medal in Photojournalism
1975: Redbook Magazine - 5th Prize, Photography

New Mexico Magazine; Hello New Mexico; Belen News Bulletin; Camerawork Quarterly; Sonoma County Bulletin; Cesar Magazine; Skindiver Magazine; The Pacific Sun

S.F. Camerawork; Society for Photographic Education; Friends of Photography; Museum for Photographic Arts; S.F. Museum of Modern Art; Digital Fine Arts Society, Albuquerque NM (co-founder); Belen Art League, Belen NM