Margarida Correia was born in Lisbon, Portugal and currently lives and works in New York, US. She received an MFA in Photography from the School of Visual Arts in New York.

She had solo shows at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art in Grand Rapids, the AIR Gallery in New York, at Real Art Ways in Hartford, the Texas Woman’s University in Denton (US), Carpe Diam Arte e Pesquisa, the EDP Foundation, the National History Museum and the Museum of São Roque in Lisbon (Portugal).

She has also exhibited at White Columns, the Dorsky Gallery, The Bronx Museum for the Arts, Exit Art, the Woodstock Center for Photography in New York; the Griffin Museum of Photography in Winchester, The Print Center in Philadelphia, the Photographic Center Northwest in Seattle (US), Galeria Municipal do Porto, Espaço Novo Banco, Centro Cultural de Belém (Portugal), among others.

Correia was a recipient of grants and awards from the Puffin Foundation in New Jersey, the AIR Gallery in New York, the Joyce Elaine Photography Grant in Texas and fellowships from the Aaron Siskind Foundation in New York (US) and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, the Luso American Foundation and the Portuguese Center for Photography (Portugal).