Marcus Journey was born and raised near Kansas City, Missouri. He received his BFA from Brigham Young University Idaho in 2013 and is currently pursuing an MFA in Photography at Louisiana Tech University with an expected graduation date of May 2017. 

Journey utilizes a mixture of video and photography to investigate cultures living on the margins of society. His work has been exhibited in group shows at different venues nationally, including the Masur Museum of Art, The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho and Drawl Southern Contemporary Art in Little Rock, Arkansas. His current photographs of Mormon missionaries have been recognized by various publications, including Southern Culture, Aint-Bad, F-Stop, It’s Nice That and C-41. Marcus currently lives in Shreveport, Louisiana with his wife Heidi and dog Hank.