Layla Sailor lives in Manchester and works internationally.
After completing a Degree in Photography at MMU in 2005, she has continued to combine commercial fashion photography with fine art and print making, receiving an Honorable mention at the 2009 & 2013 IPA Awards and the Grand Prize for ‘Art Takes Paris’ 2013.
She has exhibited in numerous group and solo exhibitions including Printemps Vitrines Paris, Novel Organon, Harris Museum and Art Galleries in Europe, Paris and London.
Inspired by cinematography and religious iconography, she creates Hyper-Realistic, dreamlike works that reference traditional crafts, sexuality and politics.
Her work also includes lighting design, art direction and prop making. Layla works as an associate lecturer in Fashion Photography at UCLAN.