Paula Gortázar is a Spanish photographer based in London. From 2002 to 2009 she received individual photography training with Rafael Sanz Lobato (Spanish National Photography Award 2011). In 2010 she obtained a Postgraduate Degree in Photography from Central Saint Martins College of Art and has recently completed a Master of Arts at the University of Westminster in London. She also holds a Law Degree that has influenced her photographic practice by allowing her to better understand current social and political issues.
Paula leaded the Photography Course at Universidad de Comillas in Madrid from 2008 to 2009 and has been an invited lecturer at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in 2011. Her work has been exhibited in Spain and the U.K. and published in different international media. Among several awards, she has recently been shortlisted for the Julia Margaret Cameron Photography Award.