Michael Darcy is a photographer and bookmaker who explores how form, materiality, and structure impact our experience with content. He thinks through making and each project is a self reflective attempt to grow. Michael was born in Rochester, NY, where he works as a general contractor. He received his MFA at the Visual Studies Workshop in 2021, and an undergraduate degree in photography at Fitchburg State University in 2014. He has held the positions of Preparator at the George Eastman Museum, Adjunct Professor at St. John Fisher College, Digital Photographer for Collections at Historic New England and Digital Imaging Manager at Lumiere Photo. His work has been included in various group shows at venues such as Tower Fine Arts at SUNY Brockport, the Photographic Resource Center, the Fitchburg Art Museum, the MAG, Main Street Arts, and Anderson Ranch Arts Center; and in 2018 he had a solo show at Fitchburg State University.