Mark Marchesi was born in 1977 in the suburbs of NYC. He received a BFA in Photography from Maine College of Art in 1999. Marchesi’s images have been shown and published widely throughout the US. Among his solo exhibitions are The Town and the City at Nelson Hancock Gallery in Dumbo, and Slack Water at Space Gallery in Portland, Maine. Notable group exhibitions include Port of Portland: A Ship Shaped History at Maine Maritime Museum, and Unframed First Look at Sean Kelly Gallery. Marchesi was a winner of Jen Bekman Projects popular photography competition, ‘Hey, Hot Shot’ in 2007, and has been awarded three Maine Arts Commission project grants to support his efforts in Photography. Marchesi currently lives in South Portland, Maine with his wife and two young daughters.