A Vision of Us
photographs by Christofer Dierdorff

August 12 - September 21, 2005

 

Christofer C. Dierdorff has been creating memorable photography for 26 years, with over 20 years in portraiture alone. He is one of a select group of Photographers in the world today whose portraits of celebrities are strictly intended for exhibition as fine art. Christogfer has been honored with numerous awards including a New York Times Award for Outstanding Excellence in Photography. In 1996, Chris was chosen by the United Nations as the sole portrait photographer for their 50th anniversary in San Francisco.

Over the years, Chris has photographed many world leaders and dignitaries including President Clinton, Princess Margaret, Madeline Albright, the Dali Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and Leach Walesa. He also captured a cross-section of other celebrated personalities such as Maya Angelou, Krishamurti, Salman Rushdie, Nicholas Cage, Ann Richards, David Hockney, Linus Pauling, William Boroughs and Francis Ford Copolla.

In 2001, the RCA Music Group commissioned portraits of the 100+ musicians on their RCA label. In 2002, Oxygen Media commissioned Christogfer to photograph several women of distinction including ex-govenor of Texas, Ann Richards.

Professionally, Dierdorff works within the motion picture and television industries in Los Angeles. In entertainment, he has distinguished himself as a produce, director, cinematographer, and visual effects supervisor. Chris was awarded a national Emmy for his work on the television docu-drama, “The Day After”.