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, with a final project which explores the social history of street markets. 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.

2020 – Gran Prix De Paris (PX3) – Winner bronze medal for “Soho Nights” (Street Photography)
2020 – Gran Prix De Paris (PX3) – Honorable Mention for “Venice secrets” (Press/General News)
2017 – Gran Prix De Paris (PX3) – Honorable Mention for “The Art of Spectating” project (book proposal)
2016 – International Photography Awards (IPA) – 2 Honorable Mentions (editorial category)
2015 – International Photography Awards (IPA) – 3 Honorable Mentions (bridges, Deeper Perspective & Lifestyle)
2014 – International Photography Awards (IPA) – 3 Honorable Mentions (bridges and cityscape)
2014 – London Photo Festival (Street Photography) – 2nd runner up with “Private Lives” judged by photographer Colin O’Brien
2013 – International Photography Awards (IPA) – Honorable Mention for the “Venice under water” body of work
2017 – ‘The Art of Spectating’, Bartcelona Art Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia – from 8th of May to 20th of May 2017
2016 – Celebrating Free Events For All – Collective exhibition about free public events in London – Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, South Bank, London
2015 – Belgrade ‘Poetography’ – Collective exhibition which combines poetry and photography 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,, UK – Uganda
Amigos Worldwide (, UK – Uganda
KorahKids, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia