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."