Sharon Lerner is a researcher, curator, and writer. She obtained her bachelor's degree in art at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (2004), and an MA from the California College of the Arts Curatorial Practice program (2010). In 2010 she obtained the 101 Curatorial Fellowship from the Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts and at the same time she worked as a researcher for ArtNow in San Francisco, California. Between 2012 and 2019 she was curator of contemporary art at the MALI Art Museum in Lima, Peru, where she developed more than twenty exhibitions. She has edited the book Arte Contemporáneo. Lima Art Museum Collection (MALI, 2013), as well as catalogs on the work of Armando Andrade Tudela, Fernando Bedoya, Johanna Hamann, Alejandro Alayza, Emilio Rodríguez Larraín, and Jorge Eielson.