Mitchell Moreno (they/them) grew up in Leicester,UK, and studied at Cambridge University and the Royal Academy of Music. They then worked for a decade in theatre as a performer and director, before shifting their practice to photography from 2017. Their work explores the construction of gender, the queer gaze, and the psychotherapeutic scope of the creative process. They support themselves by working as a builder and decorator, and this along with their working class politics crucially inform aspects of their work. 

They were a selected solo artist for the Copenhagen Photo Festival 2020, but the physical exhibition was cancelled due to Covid-19. Their work has been shown at the National Portrait Gallery as part of the Taylor Wessing Prize, Portrait Salon at the Royal Photographic Society/PhotoNorth,and PhotoLA, and has been published by Photomonitor and the BJP. They were the winner of the Photofusion Select Award 2018.