With a Master's degree from the San Francisco Academy of Art in Fine Art Photography, Marissa has created work for magazines, creatives and competitive commercial clients for nearly two decades. A San Francisco based Artist, her inspiration stems from a bold imagination that evokes visions of color, texture, & design. Her process is organic, beginning with a lucid idea that evolves naturally as each experience unfolds. Working with clients all over the country, she is frequently taking on projects in the Bay Area, Los Angeles and New York City.
Josie Maran Cosmetics
Nails inc. London
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Monster Cable Products
HP/SAP Sharks Arena
Yellow Leaf Hammocks
Champion Pet Foods
John Muir Medical Group
McCall Design Group
Dallas Culture Map Magazine
Next Action Sports
944 San Diego
Awards, Exhibitions & Published work
Modern Landscape solo exhibit, 16 Metallic C-Prints on display; Glasskey Photo, 442 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117; October 2015 - November 2015
Photo Annual Awards 2015: Emotions series; Honorable Mention for portrait series; Wall Gallery in Teplice, Czech Republic; and in Prague, Czech Republic
APA; American Photographic Artists, San Francisco Chapter. Image showcased in 2014 APA Something Personal Exhibit. image of Serenity
APA; American Photographic Artists, San Francisco Chapter. Image showcased in 2013 APA Something Personal Exhibit. image of Phil Everist
REplace: Depictions of Monumental Architecture, adaptive reuse, and industrial detritus. Bayview Opera House, San Francisco; March 2013 - Printed the 15 main images of Hunters Point power plant on metallic paper @ 20x24. Also, produced six original color & black/white metallic prints featured in the show.
Huffington Post Magazine - Cover image for October 2012 issue. "Getting schooled by the Academy of Art - San Francisco."
Photo Annual Awards 2012: Masquer series; images showcased at Wall Gallery in Teplice, Czech Republic; and Gallery in Prague, Czech Republic
Photo Annual Awards 2011 Series: Modern American Landscapes: road kill images showcased at Wall Gallery in Teplice, Czech Republic; and Gallery in Prague, Czech Republic
Sony World Photography Award 2011 winner; awarded Professional Landscape Category Shortlist; Series: Modern American Landscapes: road kill showcased at Somerset House London, United Kingdom.
Dogleaf Studios Exhibition 2011: iPhone Photo Exhibit; images showcased in Sausalito, California during the annual Marin Open Arts Studios.