Sharimar Y. Cruz, born in 1996, is a fashion photographer born and raised on St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands and is now based in New York. She received her BFA in Photography from Point Park University and is currently getting her MPS in Fashion Photography at the School of Visual Arts. 

Growing up in such a culturally rich environment influenced Sharimar’s work as an artist. Her work is a visual study of themes that revolve around identity, culture, heritage and environments.