Blaine Mychal Spesak was born and raised in California before moving to Italy to live and study. It was there that he picked up a camera for the first time. Enamored by the craft he sought to train to become a photographer. He moved to New York City to attend art school at The School of Visual Arts, receiving his BFA in Photography. He then spent a brief time working in commercial photography before going back to school to receive his MFA in Studio Art at NYU. He is currently in his second year of the program. Photography has become one of the single most important things in his life. Providing a means of both expression and documentation.