Mariella Poli is a photographer and video artist who has exhibited work internationally at such venues as the Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto; Studio Barbieri Arte Contemporanea, Venice; Studio La Città, Verona, Italy; Art Cologne; UCCI, Madrid; Museo Universitario del Chopo, Mexico City; Ava, Capetown, South Africa; San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery; and SF Camerawork, San Francisco. Most recently, her work was exhibited in the Fine Arts Museum in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Her publications include Mart: Nascita di un museo (Mondadori Electa, 2004), Montecatini (Skira, 2002), Savoy Hotel (Antiga Edizioni), and No People No Joey (Edizione Osiride, 1999).
Since 1994, Ms. Poli has been teaching photography and interdisciplinary classes at the San Francisco Art Institute, the Studio Art Center International in Florence (an affiliate of Bowling Green State University, Ohio), Saint Mary's College of California, and CCA.
She has also curated and organized several student exhibitions that have been exhibited locally and internationally.