Visual Artist MARIANNE BARCELLONA grew up in Dallas, earned her B.A. from Oberlin College, and then moved to New York City, where she enjoyed a successful career as a freelance editorial photographer. For years, a Contributing Photographer to People Weekly Magazine, she also completed regular assignments for The New York Times, Fortune, Forbes, Money,  and other major publications and cultural institutions. She has traveled the globe on assignments for Fortune 500 corporations and humanitarian organizations as well as for her personal work.

In the late 1990’s Barcellona temporarily set aside her photography to focus on fine art by earning a 3-year Certificate in Painting from The New York Studio School. Since then she has managed dual careers in painting and photography, led intensive professional Drawing and Landscape Collage Workshops in Canada and Iceland, and been invited for eight consecutive years to present Visiting Artist Master Classes to Harvard University’s incoming freshmen. Her work has been included in over 80 exhibitions and she has been the recipient of Fellowships at ten internationally renowned Artist Residencies. 

Currently, Barcellona lives and works in New York City.