Mayra Ferra

Mayra is an independent documentary photographer and educator with an academic background in cultural anthropology, family and human development, and TEFL. Through her extensive travels she focuses her interest in forming human connections through cultural experiences and seamlessly gains the trust of her subjects. Her long-term love series focuses on love stories from around the world. She has traveled to fifty countries in search of couples willing to share their stories. As a Mexican-American, Mayra is also interested in documenting social issues between Mexico and the United States as well as the quotidian lives of Latinxs. She was born in California, raised in Arizona, and currently based in New York.

Currently in: NYC

Upcoming: Toronto, Ontario 

Image: In the desert landscape of Joshua Tree National Park in southern California, October 7, 2017. 


2013 El Mundo, Birch, New York, New York


2020 SPG National Competition, Soho Photo Gallery, New York, New York

2020 Documenting Humanity, La Tozi, Chiapas, México 

2019 Documenting Humanity, Mordad Gallery, Bandar Abbas, Iran

2019 Documenting Humanity, Diba Art Gallery, Isfahan, Iran

2019 Documenting Humanity, Iranian Artist Forum, Tehran, Iran

2019 Documenting Humanity, El Barrio's Artspace PS109, New York, New York


2018 Joy, Womeninstreet.com

2017 Stories of Love, Browngaltrekker.com