Francesco Marchetti, an award-winning photographer, was born in the Venice mainland, Italy. Since 2001 he has been living in London, UK, where he alternates his work with passion for photography. He has completed a course in reportage photography at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts in London. His main area of interest are street, portrait and documentary photography, and his work has been exhibited in solo and collective exhibitions in London and Belgrade. He has cooperated with various NGOs and worked on the community support projects in the UK, Serbia, Uganda and Ethiopia.

Associate member of the Royal Photographic Society (ARPS) since October 2021.

Awards
2022 – Bupapest International photo award – Honorable Mention (“A Celebration of The Notting Hill Carnival”)
2022 – The Prix de la Photographie, Paris (PX3) – Finalist for the curated PX3 ”State of the World” exhibition for “The Korah Community” work
2022 – The Prix de la Photographie, Paris (PX3) – Honorable Mention (“The Olympic Trampoline“)
2021 – “The Art Of Spectating” was awarded the Associate distinction of The Royal Photographic Society (ARPS) in the photobooks genre
2021 – International Photography Awards (IPA) – 3 Honorable Mentions (book, environmental and street photography)
2021 – The Prix de la Photographie, Paris (PX3) – Bronze medal for “The Art Of Spectating” (Book/people)
2021 – International Photography Awards (IPA) – ONESHOT – Our Times – Honorable Mention (Lockdown life)
2020 – The Prix de la Photographie, Paris (PX3) – Bronze medal for “Soho Nights” (Street Photography)
2020 – The Prix de la Photographie, Paris (PX3) – Honorable Mention for “Venice secrets” (Press/General News)
2017 – The Prix de la Photographie, Paris (PX3) – Honorable Mention for “The Art of Spectating” (book proposal)
2016 – International Photography Awards (IPA) – 2 Honorable Mentions (editorial category)
2015 – International Photography Awards (IPA) – Honorable Mentions (Deeper Perspective, “Ika Story”)
2014 – International Photography Awards (IPA) – 3 Honorable Mentions (bridges and cityscape)
2014 – London Photo Festival (Street Photography) – 2nd runner up judged by photographer Colin O’Brien
2013 – International Photography Awards (IPA) – Honorable Mention for the “Venice under water” body of work
 
Exhibitions
2022 – PX3 State of the World, Paris, France, Espace Beaurepaire Gallery – from 1st to 6th November
2017 – Bartcelona Art Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia – from 8th of May to 20th of May 2017
2016 – Celebrating Free Events For All – Collective exhibition – Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, South Bank, London
2015 – Belgrade ‘Poetography’ – Collective exhibition organised by The Balkan Writers Project, Belgrade, Serbia
2014 – Photography Now – collective exhibition at The Brick Lane Gallery, London
 
NGOs collaboration:
Miksalište Belgrade (2015), Serbia
Butabika-East London Link  (NHS Foundation Trust, www.butabikaeastlondon.com), UK – Uganda
Amigos Worldwide (www.amigos.org.uk), UK – Uganda
KorahKids, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
 
Contact
photomarchetti@gmail.com
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