Marcus Journey was born and raised near Kansas City, Missouri. He received his BFA from Brigham Young University Idaho and an MFA in Photography at Louisiana Tech University.
Journey utilizes a mixture of video and photography to investigate cultures living on the margins of society. His work has been exhibited in shows at different venues nationally, including the Masur Museum of Art, Jackson Hole Center for the Arts, New Orleans Center for the Arts, The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho and Drawl Southern Contemporary Art in Little Rock, Arkansas. His photographs of Mormon missionaries have been recognized by various publications, including Southern Culture, Aint-Bad, F-Stop, It's Nice That and C-41. Marcus is a Visual Arts instructor at Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts.