José Carlos Marques, Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal, 1980.

Lives and works in his hometown.


He has a Bachelor’s degree in Audiovisual Communication Technology (Polytechnic Institute of Porto – 2002) and an Honors degree in Photography (Polytechnic Institute of Porto – 2004).

After two curricular internships at the Póvoa de Varzim City Hall (2003) and the publication Jornal de Notícias (2004), and two professional internships at the Polytechnic Institute of Porto Photography Services (2005 and 2006/2007), he continued his career as a freelance photographer.


His images are published in several newspapers, magazines and books.



Group Exhibitions

2019 - Meat - PH21 Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2018 - Eça de Queiroz - Casa Eça de Queiroz, Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal

2016 - Elements - Circulo Católico de Operários, Vila do Conde, Portugal



2019 - Palavras Correntes - Dictionary - Portugal

2014 - Carrossel - Flanzine Magazine #4 - Portugal