Marie-José Durquet is a Basque photographer living in California. As a former Peace Corps volunteer, she taught art in Botswana and later taught at numerous institutions such as the Maryland Institute College of Art, the San Francisco Art Institute, and UC Berkeley Extension. She currently teaches at Gunn High School.
She has completed projects using a range of approaches from documentary to conceptual. Her work is informed by different cultures and environments in which she has lived or traveled- Puerto Rico, the Basque Country, Haiti, Guinea-Bissau, Botswana. She is also interested in alternative processes in Photography and multi-media work in public spaces.