After completing a degree in photography at Manchester Metropolitan University in 2005, Layla Sailor continued to combine commercial fashion photography with fine art and film, receiving plaudits at the IPA Awards and Berlin Fashion Film Festival. Sailor was awarded the Grand Prize for Art Takes Paris in 2013.
Her work is inspired by cinema and religious iconography and creates dreamlike, surrealist images that reference traditional crafts, humour, sexuality and politics. Sailor has exhibited in numerous group and solo-shows, including Manchester Art Gallery, UK.She is currently based in Manchester and works in the UK and internationally.
Since 2015 she has been represented by Gallery Stock, New York, a premium rights managed photo syndication and licensing agency - View and license directly here: http://www.gallerystock.com
Clients & Collaborators Include: Absolut, Manchester Art Gallery, SHOWstudio, BBC,