CV for Andy Romanoff
Andy was thrown out of five high schools and never graduated. He is completely self-taught.
In lieu of academic training he has spent over fifty years in the imaging world working as a cinematographer, specialist camera operator, director, still photographer, inventor, business owner and corporate executive. He has been called “a master photographer by Gizmondo;
Grants and Awards
2010 Kodak Award for Mentoring Young Cinematographers in the Art and Craft of Cinematography
2008 Society of Operating Cameramen, Distinguished Service Award
9/2012, Nicholas Ray at the Chateau Marmont at The Prospectus
November 2013, Seeing the PDC, images made during a residency at the Pacific Design Center
5/2013 From the Desert at Hudson|Linc
1/2012 Harris and Ruble – group show
2012 Irvine Art Center group show
2011-12 Art Division group shows
The Duncan Project
A series of photographs of Los Angeles locations meant to bring back memories of time spent here.
John Cale, composer, musician, artist
Dan McCleary, painter
Rabbi John Rosove
Larry Janss, gallery owner and photographer
Michael and Cliff Perches, collectors
John Matkowsky, gallery owner
Seeing the PDC - Seeing the PDC is a yearlong study of the Pacific Design Center granted through designLAb. Andy spent most of a year photographing the buildings, the spaces inside and the people and events. The project was seen as a continuous work in progress show and culminated in a major show of the work near years end.
Art Related Employment
L’Oeil de la Photographie – regular correspondent, photographing and writing about galleries, collections, books and photographers. The website; http://www.loeildelaphotographie.com/
My recent stories on the website; http://www.loeildelaphotographie.com/en/authors/andy-romanoff
BCBG, regular contributor to the BCBG BonChic website. Recent commissions include photographing artist Margaret Keane, poet Jonathan Maseng and others.
Many years photographing icons of the sixties and seventies including Nicolas Ray, Wavy Gravy, The Hog Farm, festivals, etc.
Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences
American Society of Cinematographers
Society of Operating Cameramen