Marcelo Chechik was born and raised in Buenos Aires and is currently based in the San Francisco Bay Area. He explores the illusion of reality in these urban environments and others such as New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Washington, Chicago, and São Paulo.

His photographs have been exhibited at the New York University (NYU)-NYC, Beech River Heritage Museum-TN, Miami-Dade Public Library, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami-FL, Orlando City Hall, among others.

His work is part of private collections and Museums like Suntrust Bank, Orlando, and the Fort Lauderdale Museum.

​ was selected by The Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation to be included in its Latin American and Caribbean Contemporary Art Web Archive, as a notable contemporary Latin American artist. This initiative has been developed by art and architecture librarians at Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Johns Hopkins, Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Chicago, and Pennsylvania universities.

Chechik was awarded First Prize in the Coca Cola in the Arts. He is represented by ROOM 8 Gallery in São Paulo.