Margarita Mavromichalis comes from a family of Greek diplomats and has spent her life living and traveling all over the world. She speaks five languages and studied translation and interpreting.
Margarita lived in Los Angeles for four years before moving to New York in 2009.
Photography has been a life long passion; she has continued her studies for three years at the International Center of Photography where she also served as a Teaching Assistant for several classes. She moved back to Greece in December 2013.
She is mostly attracted to street photography and the elements that evoke emotions and surprise in our every day life. Furthermore she is passionate in documenting current events that she feels very passionate about, highlighting their social impact. Her work has been displayed at exhibitions in New York, and in Boston, San Diego, at the Museum of the City of New York, at the Brooklyn Historical Society Museum and most recently in Athens, Greece. Selected images are part of the permanent collection of the Museum of the City of New York and the Brooklyn Historical Society.
Her work can be seen at