Sara Hylton is currently based between Brooklyn, New York and New Delhi, India and covers women's issues and human rights. Sara's principal medium is the portrait; resilience, humanity, and the quiet beauty in everyday life guides her work and the stories she covers. 

Sara completed a post-graduate certificate in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography from the International Center of Photography and also holds a Master of Arts in International Conflict Studies from Kings College London.

Sara has worked for the New York Times, the LA Times, Al Jazeera, Smithsonian Magazine, Slate, Bloomberg News, Vogue Magazine, the Financial Times Magazine, the Globe and Mail, Reuters, and Roads & Kingdoms, among others. Sara has also worked with several non-profit organizations including the United Nations, the Gates Foundation, the Danish Refugee Council, Doctors Without Borders, the International Rescue Committee, Mercy Corps, and the Rainforest Alliance among others.


Awards & Grants

2017    International Women's Media Foundation Grant

2017    Lucie Foundation Scholarship, Shortlisted

2017    Magenta Flash Forward, Winner

2017    Santa Fe Portrait Awards, Winner

2017    International Reporting Project Grant

2016    Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation Grant

2016    Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting Grant

2016    International Womens Media Foundation Grant

2016    PDN 30 Emerging, Nominee

2016    Fotovisura Grant, Honorable Mention

2016    American Photo Winner

2015    Magnum Foundation Fellow

2015    PDN 30 Emerging, Nominee

Group Shows

2017    Photographing the Female. The Willow School, New Jersey

2016    The Future Perfect. International Center of Photography, New York

2016    The Future Perfect. Photoville, New York

2015    Durga. Photoville, New York.

2014    Brooklyn's Finest. Photoville, New York.

2014    Ellective Afinities. International Center of Photography, New York.

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