Sharon Boothroyd is a photographic artist based in London.

She is the recipient of prestigious awards in Europe, Canada and America including the International Photography Awards in New York, Flash Forward Magenta Award in Toronto, the Royal Photographic Society Bursary and was shortlisted for the Sony World Photography Awards in 2011.

Her work has been exhibited internationally including New York, Canada, Dublin, Zurich, Braga, Goa, Oxford, Brighton and London and is represented in private collections.

Sharon founded and edits the photoblog Photoparley, whose aim is to engage with contemporary innovative photographers in the form of interviews. She is a photography lecturer at Ithaca College, London Centre and photography tutor with Open College of the Arts and is a visiting lecturer.

Sharon received her MA in Photographic Studies from Westminster University in 2011 and gained a first class BA (hons) in Contemporary Photographic Practice at Northumbria University. She is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).

Meet the tutors: Sharon Boothroyd from Open College of the Arts on Vimeo.

Sharon also founded theartistsplatform, a groups of artists who meet together to critique their work on a regular basis. If you would like to know more or attend a meeting please email with some information about yourself and what you would like to gain from the feedback.