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 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 tutor with Open College of the Arts and is currently Artist in Residence and visiting lecturer at University of the Creative Arts, Farnham.

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.