Maria Magistro is an artist and photographer recognized for her sophisticated design sense and relaxed approach to lifestyle portraiture. Passionate about both travel and photography, the native Southern Californian, eventually moved to San Francisco where she expanded her talents into the creation of greeting cards. A natural union of her two celebrated interests. Today, Maria lives in New York where she runs Magistro Design and Photography


A graduate of the University of Washington and the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Maria has art directed and created product for Schuman Fine Papers, Northern Exposure, Gibson Greetings, Renaissance Greetings, as well as develop her own line of hand-crafted cards over much of the last decade. Her latest successful endeavor, PRISM, is a reflective greeting card line that celebrates meaningful moments through color. Commenting on the subject, she explains:L "In a world that can be very black-and-white, color is what gives our everyday life."


An avid adventure traveler, Maria has ventured off-the-beaten path to photograph the color, chaos and charm of many different cultures. Determined to capture the spirit of her subjects and inspired by the color she sees, Maria has created many timeless and treasured photographs. She invites you to take a moment, step into her world and discover the magic for yourself.
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