Mariana Greif Etchebehere was born in 1991 in Montevideo, Uruguay. She is a documentary photographer, a storyteller and an image-maker based in Athens, and occasionally Montevideo.

Awarded with the Davies Foundation scholarship Mariana hold a Photography and Digital Imaging at Ringling College of Art and Design. And awarded with the Wall Street Journal Scholarship she holds a Photojournalism and Documentary Photography degree from the International Center of Photography in New York. Thanks to a World Press Photo scholarship she is a graduate of the Fundación Pedro Meyer program on story telling and new media.

She is passionate about topics of migration, gender and women resilience.

She is currently working freelance in Athens, Greece. Available for national and international assignments.

She is part of the Colombian photo collective La Media Vida

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Awards and Exhibitions:

Selected for American Photography 30 archive 

Participant in group exhibition ‘Resurrection’. At Veritas University central gallery. San Jose, Costa Rica. October 2014.

Participants of group show ‘Seniors’, William Smith Gallery, Sarasota, Florida. May, 2014.

Participant of “Mapping a Site, In and Out of Context” residency and group show “Searching for Leo” at Epoque Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium. March, 2014.

 “In the Shadow of the El” included in the book “New York Edited”, published by Ostkreuzschule für Fotografie in Berlin, Germany. February, 2014

Selected work at ‘Lensculture’, February, 2014

Finalist in Photographer’s Forum magazine’s 34 Annual College contest, Februrary 2014

Participant of “Mapping a Site, In and Out of Context” residency, and group show “I couldn’t send you a letter so I am sending you a postcard” at Two Columns Gallery, Sarasota, Florida, USA. October 2013.

Participant of group show ‘Rising Water: Photographs of Hurricane Sandy’ at Governor’s island, New York City, USA. August 2013

Participated in group exhibition ‘The View From Here’ at the Rita K. Hillman Education Gallery, International Center of Photography, New York City, USA. June 2013

Recipient of 2013 Wall Street Journal Scholarhip for Documentary Photography at the ICP

Recipient of 2010-2014 Davies Scholarship for Ringling College of Art and Design 

United World College of South East Asia scholar

Participant of group shows. Aquelarre XX, XXI, and XXII, at the city hall Atrio Municipal, Montevideo, Uruguay. August 2009, 2010, 2011.