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Ria Sharma

Ria Sharma is a multiple award winning Indian artist. UAE’s Golden visa holder. She is based in UAE & US. Born in 1975, persuaded her Civil Engineering career in Dubai’s construction for 16 years. In 2016, she accidently found herself in the middle of paints & brushes. The incident changed her. With a desire to bring out goodness to society through art, she involved in projects that focuses on social issues such as, women empowerment, refugee crises, and collaborating with special needs local institutes.

Her passion grew to photography and Photoshop in 2019. She joined Photographic Society of America and took variety of courses. She holds AFIAP, BPSA and AICS distinctions. Street photography, photojournalism, and creative photography interest her.

  • Awards:
  • ⦁ She is prize winner of ‘Story through self portrait’ by World Art Dubai & Nikon contest 2021.
  • ⦁ Her ‘Reconstructing the Future’ is the prize winner for Kobo Art contest 2021.
  • ⦁ She was the winner of Clyde & Co MENA awards 2018.
  • ⦁ She holds two dozens awards including ‘Best of Show’
  • ⦁ She is a member of Photographic Society of America and Tashkeel.