CHRISTOFER C. DIERDORFF has been photographing for 26 years, with over 20 years in portraiture alone. Over the years, his portraits have included many world leaders and celebrities including President Clinton, Princess Margaret, Madeleine Albright, the Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Lech Walesa, Maya Angelou, Salman Rushdie, Nicolas Cage, David Hockney, Linus Pauling, William Burroughs and Francis Ford Coppola. Dierdorff has been commissioned by the United Nations, RCA Music Group, Oxygen Media and MTV and was awarded a New York Times Outstanding Excellence in Photojournalism award, as well as an Emmy Award for outstanding individual achievement. Dierdorff received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) in 1977.
Artist: Christofer C. Dierdorff
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