Marina Vernicos

Marina Vernicos

She was born in Athens. She studied communications and photography at Emerson College in Boston, USA, and business administration at the Harvard Extension School in Cambridge.

She has exhibited her work in numerous solo and group exhibitions in Athens, London, Paris, Monaco, Florence, Qatar and New York, and her work has been showcased at exhibitions at the Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens, the Louvre Museum in Paris and the Hangaram Art Museum in Seoul. Her work has been awarded with the Sandro Botticelli prize in Italy and at the La Grande Exposition Universelle in France.

She has been nominated Photographer of the Year 2018 for National Geographic, awarded the first prize at the Global Art Awards in Dubai, the prizes “Sandro Botticelli” at the Palazzo Giucciardi Bongianni, Florence and in France “La Grand Exposition Universelle” at the Eiffel Tower, Paris.She has collaborated on photo projects with companies such as Mercedes, Perrier, Napapijri, Folli Follie, Sani Resort and was selected as an ambassador for Hermès, La Prairie and Omega. Her work can also be seen in distinguished hotels such as the Amanzoe and Nikki Beach Resort & Spa in Greece and Turkey.

She has published four books – “Through the Lens” (2004), “Antartica” (2009), “235” (2011), and “My Acropolis” (2012). A photo from her second book “Antartica” won a National Geographic Award in the category NATURE in 2009.

She is the founder and President of CREAID, a non-profit organization with a targeted humanitarian mandate served through creativity and art.