Gauri Gill (b. 1970) received a BFA in Applied Art at the Delhi College of Art, New Delhi, a BFA in Photography at the Parsons School of Design, New York and an MFA in Art at Stanford University, California.
Solo exhibitions include: 'Balika Mela' and ‘Jannat’: Thomas Erben Gallery, New York (2014), Nature Morte Gallery, New Delhi (2012); 'What Remains': Green Cardamom Gallery, London (2011); 'Notes from the Desert': Nature Morte Gallery, New Delhi, Matthieu Foss Gallery, Mumbai, Focus Gallery, Chennai, Urmul Setu, Lunkaransar (2010-11); 'The Americans': Nature Morte Gallery, New Delhi, Thomas Welton Art Gallery, Stanford University, the Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, Bose Pacia Gallery, Kolkata and New York, Mississauga Central Library, Mississauga (2008-2011).
Group exhibitions include: ‘Punctum’ Curated by Seamus Healey: Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg (2014); ‘Insert 2014’ Curated by Raqs Media Collective: IGNCA, New Delhi (2014); ‘Citizen Artist: forms of Address’ Curated by Geeta Kapur: Chemould Prescott Gallery, Mumbai (2013); ‘The Needle on the Gauge’ Curated by Ranjit Hoskote: The Contemporary Art Institute of Southern Australia, Adelaide (2012); 'Lines of Control' Curated by Iftikhar Dadi and Hammad Nasar: Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Nasher Museum, Duke University (2012); The Grange Prize Exhibition' Curated by Michelle Jacques: Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto (2011); 'Shifting Shapes: Unstable Signs' Curated by Robert Storr and Jaret Vadehra: Yale Art Gallery, Yale University, New Haven (2009); 'Public Places, Private Spaces’ Curated by Paul Sternberger and Gayatri Sinha: The Newark Museum, New Jersey as well as two person shows with Seher Shah: Experimenter Gallery, Kolkata (2014); Tomoko Yoneda: Lucy Mackintosh Gallery, Lausanne (2009); and Sunil Gupta: IIC, New Delhi (2007).
Gill received the Grange Prize for contemporary photography in 2011. Her work is in the collections of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC; San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose; Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; Fotomuseum, Winterthur and Devi Art Foundation, New Delhi, among others.