Sandra Ayala is a Puerto Rican photographer from the South Bronx. As a self-taught photographer, she uses her photography to tell complex stories that weave together fantasy and imagination.
Ayala has been exhibited in Living Latina, Femme Nation and the Latin American Art Triennial at Taller Boricua. Her solo shows include Beautiful Innocence at Gallery 505 and Story Time at the Edgar Allen Poe Visitor’s Center. In 2016, her images were featured as part of the Bronx Women’s Photo Collective group issue in En Foco’s Nueva Luz.
Ayala is a member of the Bronx Women’s Photo Collective. She attended Eugenio Maria De Hostos Community College and earned a degree in nursing in 2001.
Presented by The Bronx Women’s Photo Collective with Photoville and NYC Parks
The Bronx Women’s Photo Collective, a group of self-taught photographers, memorialize the story of their search for their Taíno roots through three original photography projects.Learn More