Johnny Vicari is a native New Yorker born in Astoria, Queens. With an interest in the arts from a young age, he attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia H.S. of Music, Art, and Performing Arts where he discovered his love for photography. After graduating Parsons School of Design with a BFA in Photography, he received an opportunity to work for creative director, Francesca Sorrenti. Recognizing Johnny’s potential, she recommended him to work for her son, world-renowned fashion photographer Mario Sorrenti, who had just opened his studio in New York City in 2006. After being hired to work full time in Sorrenti’s studio, Johnny went on to become his 1st Assistant, Studio Manager, and Digital Imaging Technician traveling with the photographer globally to work on projects with industry leaders for top advertising and editorial clients. Now pursuing his career as a fashion and portrait photographer, Johnny recently opened his own studio in Brooklyn, New York in early 2018.