M. Sharkey is a New York City based portrait photographer. A graduate in literature and music from Bennington College, he moved to New York City in 1995 where he began his photography career through classes at Tisch and the School of Visual Arts. In 2001 he traveled to Dubai, United Arab Emirates where he curated a series of exhibitions of the work of New York and Arab photographers. Mr. Sharkey is pursuing a number of photographic projects including a series documenting gay youth in America. Some of Michael’s clients include: Best Life, Blender, Bust, Interview, Newsweek, New York Magazine, Out, People, S Magazine, SPIN, T: NY Times Style Mag., Trace and Vibe.