New Delhi based photographer Gauri Gill (b. 1970) trained at College of Art, New Delhi, Parsons School of Design, New York and Stanford University, California. In 2008-9 her solo work ‘The Americans’ was shown at Bose Pacia Gallery, Kolkata; Chatterjee and Lal, Mumbai; Nature Morte Gallery, New Delhi; Thomas Welton Art Gallery, Stanford University; Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago and Bose Pacia Gallery, New York. She has exhibited in a number of exhibitions worldwide including ‘Rememory’ Two person show with Tomoko Yoneda, Lucy Mackintosh Gallery, Lausanne (2009); ‘The Self and The Other – Portraiture in Contemporary Indian Photography’ curated by Luisa Ortinez and Devika Daulet Singh, La Virreina Centre de la Imatge of the Institut de Cultura (City Council of Barcelona) (2009); ‘Shifting Shapes –Unstable Signs’ curated by Robert Storr and Jaret Vadehra, Yale Art Gallery, Yale University, New Haven (2009); ‘Click! Indian Photography Now’, curated by Sunil Gupta and Radhika Singh, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi and London (2008); ‘Public Places, Private Spaces’ – Contemporary Photography and Video Art in India, curated by Paul Sternberger and Gayatri Sinha, The Newark Museum, New Jersey (2007) and ‘Women Photographers from SAARC countries’, curated by Alka Pande, Italian Cultural Center, New Delhi (2005).
She has won several national and international awards including the Fifty Crows Award (formerly a project of Mother Jones magazine), San Francisco (2002)and Anita Squires Fowler Memorial Fund in Photography, Stanford University (2001) and has participated in a residency at Khoj, New Delhi (2005).www.naturemorte.com/artists/gauri-gill