Gauri Gill

Gauri Gill


2002: M.F.A. Art Stanford University, California
1994: B.F.A. Photography, Parsons School of Design, New York.
1992: B.F.A. Applied Art, Delhi College of Art, New Delhi  


‘Hall of Technology’, Artist Project, Indian Art Summit, New Delhi

‘Notes from the Desert’, Nature Morte Gallery, New Delhi

2008 – 09
‘The Americans’ Bose Pacia Gallery, Kolkata; Chatterjee and Lal Gallery, Mumbai; Nature Morte Gallery, New Delhi; Thomas Welton Art Gallery, Stanford University; Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago; Bose Pacia Gallery, New York




‘Light Drifts’ Curated by Eve Lemesle, Matthieu Foss Gallery, Mumbai

US TODAY: AFTER KATRINA’ Curated by Phillipe Durand and Joerg Bader, Institut d'art Contemporain, Villeurbanne, Lyon

‘Docutour’ Curated by Bose Krishnamachari, BMB Gallery, Mumbai

‘Basel Art Fair’ Work from ‘Notes from the Desert’ shown at Nature Morte Gallery.

‘Where Three Dreams Cross’ – 150 years of photography from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, Whitechapel Gallery, London; Fotomuseum, Winterthur, Switzerland

Punctum 1 – A critical look at the landscape in South Asian Photography’ Curated by Arshiya Lonkhandwala, Lakeeren, Mumbai


‘Outside In: Indian Art Abroad’, Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Idaho

‘Rememory’, Two-person show with Tomoko Yoneda, Lucy Mackintosh Gallery, Lausanne

‘The Astonishment of Being’, Curator: Deeksha Nath, Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Kolkata

‘The Self and The Other - Portraiture in Contemporary Indian Photography’ Curators: Luisa Ortinez and Devika Daulet Singh, La Virreina Centre de la Imatge of the Institut de Cultura (City Council of Barcelona), Palau de La Virreina. Exhibition travels to Atrium in Vitoria
‘Shifting Shapes –Unstable Signs’ Curators: Robert Storr and Jaret Vadehra, Yale Art Gallery, Yale University, New Haven


‘The Nature of the City’ Curators: Alexander Keefe and Nitin Mukul, Religare Art Gallery, New Delhi

‘Zeitgeist’, Curator: Latika Gupta, Palette Art Gallery, New Delhi

'Click! Indian Photography Now', Curators: Sunil Gupta and Radhika Singh, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi and London


'City Cite Site', Curator Latika Gupta, Anant Art Gallery, New Delhi

'Photoquai', Curator: Helene Cerruti, Musee Quai Branly, Paris

'Public Places, Private Spaces' - Contemporary Photography and Video Art in India, Curators: Paul Sternberger and Gayatri Sinha, The Newark Museum, New Jersey

'Autoportraits' Photographic portfolio of 12 Indian artists, Khoj at Freize Art Fair, London

'Gill and Gupta', Two person show with Sunil Gupta, India International Center, New Delhi

'I fear I believe I desire', Curator Gayatri Sinha, Gallery Espace, New Delhi

‘Women Photographers from SAARC countries', Curator: Alka Pande, Italian Cultural Center, New Delhi

Award Winners Show, Fifty Crows Foundation, San Francisco 
'In Black and White' - What has Independence meant for Women, (Point of View/Ford Foundation) Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi; Admit One Gallery, New York

Alliance Francaise prizewinners exhibition, exhibition traveled all over India


The Peacocks on the Periphery, by Neha Thirani, Times of India 2010
State of Discomfort, by Zeenat Nagre, Time Out Mumbai 2010
Special portfolio from Notes from the Desert, Du magazine, Switzerland 2010
On Gauri Gill’s Notes from the Desert, by Anita Dube, Art India Magazine, 2010
Future Images – A collection of the World’s Best Young Photographers, selected by Mario Cresci and Radu Stern, 24Ore Motta Cultura, Italy 2010
Portfolio: Nizamuddin at Night, text by Alexander Keefe, Marg magazine, Mumbai 2010
Beyond Photoshop, by Deepanjana Pal, The Caravan magazine, New Delhi 2010
Notes from the Desert, Maya Kovskaya, 2010
More than a thousand words, Veerangana Solanki, Economic Times, New Delhi 2010
Nomad Land, Jane Mikkelsen, Timeout, New Delhi 2010
Portfolio: Balika Mela Portraits, Ojodopez, An Idea of India, Spain 2010
Portfolio: The Americans, Gup Magazine, The Netherlands, 2010
Gauri Gill: The Americans by Bakirathi Mani, American Quarterly, March 2010
The Americans by Deeksha Nath, Special Issue edited by Shaheen Merali, Black, Take on Art Magazine 2010
KHOJ BOOK - Ten years of Khoj Artists, interviewed by Ravi Agarwal 2010
Into Uncharted Worlds by Priya Malhotra, Asian Art news, Hong Kong 2009
Me, Myself and India by Paul Sternberger, Photographies, London 2009
Portfolio: Urban Landscapes, Private Photo Review, Other side of India, France 2009
Comments on The Americans by Christopher Pinney, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago 2008
The Uneven Promise of a New Land by Marina Budhos, Tehelka magazine, New Delhi 2008
Vast Native Thoughts by Aveek Sen, Telegraph newspaper, Kolkata 2008
The Nature of the City Catalogue essay by Alexander Keefe, New Delhi 2008
INDIA: Public Places/Private Spaces Contemporary Photography and Video Art by Holland Cotter, New York Times newspaper, January 2008
City Cite Site Catalogue essay by Latika Gupta, Gallery Anant, New Delhi 2008
Holding the city open by Ella Dutta, Art India magazine, Mumbai, 2008
Birth of a Biennale by Helene Cerutti, Photoquai catalogue, Paris, 2007
Pursuit of dreams by Gayatri Sinha, Newark Museum catalogue, Newark 2007
Indien Schient by Christiane Brosius, Archplus (part of documenta 12 magazines) 2007
Personal Light by Bandeep Singh, India Today magazine, New Delhi, 2007
I fear I believe I desire by Gayatri Sinha, Gallery Espace catalogue, New Delhi 2007


Fifty Crows Award (formerly a project of Mother Jones magazine), San Francisco, 2002
Anita Squires Fowler Memorial Fund in Photography,Stanford University, 2001
Nathan Oliviera Fellowship, Stanford University, 2000 
Prizewinner, Alliance Francaise National Photography Contest New Delhi 1995