Marcy Cohen was born in New York City and became passionate about photography as a teenager roaming the streets of New York City. These days, while going about her day to day life in NYC, she continues to prowl its streets with her camera and whenever she can travels around the world documenting what she sees and feels. She studied photography at the School of Visual Arts and the International Center of Photography in New York City and has worked with Joyce Tenneson, Steve McCurry, Peter Turnley, Ernesto Bazan and Harvey Stein. Her work has been included in various galleries and private collections. She has assisted and collaborated on various photographic workshops, including most recently, Steve McCurry Workshops in India.