Named one of LensCultures top 50 Emerging Artist of 2014, Marjorie Salvaterra’s images reveal “a fine line between sanity and insanity,” according to Virginia Heckart, Associate Curator of Photography at The Getty Center. Her first book “HER: Meditations On Being Female” was published in 2016 by Glitterati Incorporated. Salvaterra’s exhibitions include: Making Pictures Of People: The Nelson-Atkins Museum / Flak Photo; Nuit de Images: Musee d’Elysee; Solo exhibits at The Griffin Museum of Photography; Ralph Pucci Gallery; JDC Fine Art; Clark-Oshin Gallery, Los Angeles; Month of Photography Los Angeles. Other exhibits include Magdalena International – New Orleans; Verge Photographers – Duncan Miller Projects Gallery; Rencontres d’Arles, Arles, France; "Fuck Pretty" - Robert Berman Gallery; Rayko Photo Center; Julia Dean Gallery; and the “Human + Being” show at The Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, Colorado. Her work was included in the George Eastman House Museum auction at Sotheby’s, New York, PDN’s Emerging Photographers 2013, Black and White Magazine UK 2012 and she was runner-up for the 2009 and the 2010 Berenice Abbott Prize for Emerging Photographers and a finalist for 2012 Critical Mass.
Marjorie's great achievement is as a wife and a mother of two. She makes her home in Los Angeles, California.