Marina Vernicos was born in Athens, Greece.
She studied Communications and Photography at Emerson College of Boston and Business Administration at Harvard Extension School.
Since 2001, she has showcased a number of solo and group exhibitions in distinguished galleries and museums around the world, such as the museum of Cycladic Art in Greece, Museum of Louvre and Eiffel Tower in Paris, Hangaram Art Museum in Korea, London, Monaco and NY. She has been awarded the prizes “Sandro Botticelli” at the Palazzo Giucciardi Bongianni, Florence and in France “La Grand Exposition Universelle” at the Eiffel Tower. She has collaborated on photo projects with companies such as Mercedes, Perrier, Napapijri, Folli Follie, Sani Resort and was selected as an ambassador for Hermès. Her work can also be seen in distinguished hotels such as the Amanzoe and Nikki Beach Resort & Spa in Greece and Turkey.
She has published four books. She is the founder and President of CREAID (www.creaid.com) a non-profit organization with a targeted humanitarian mandate, served through creativity and art. She has created her own line of accessories and clothes under the name “Marina Vernicos”.