Layla Love (born in Los Angeles, California, 1980) is an acclaimed photographer with an educational background in photojournalism and visual communications. Her photography has been exhibited worldwide including a photographic selection at the White House Permanent Collection under the Obama Administration. She has shown with Eric Franck Fine Art in London, at Paris Photo, Art Basel, the AiPad Photography Show in New York, which is the longest running and foremost exhibition of fine art photography. Love has had the honor of showcasing in both solo and group shows in metropolitan cities, such as Tokyo, Vancouver, Barcelona, Paris, London, Los Angeles and New York. She has participated in over 100 photographic exhibitions with world-renowned artists, such as Robert Mapplethorpe, Henri Cartier-Bresson, and Kara Walker.
Love has served on a number of boards throughout her career, including NY Green Fest from 2010-2015, and the Eleanor Roosevelt Foundation. In 2017, Love was invited to join the Board of the Marion Rockefeller Weber's Flow Fund. She is currently working with Waterside Productions to make an art table book entitled Women of Resilience and Purpose. Her new work, about women who are currently shaping the world, will include an anthology of images that she has been taking since she was twelve years old. Additionally, she is working on a clothing line of wearable art, partnering with designers to create sustainable couture in order to raise funds for her charity Rise of the Butterfly with Creative Visions.