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2011 Winner

Gauri Gill (India)

Gauri Gill (Indian), Sunita, Nirmala and Sita, from the series Balika Mela Portraits, 2003, archival pigment print, 76 x 102 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Nature Morte Gallery. © 2011 Gauri Gill

Gauri Gill was born in Chandigarh, India, in 1970. She received BFAs at the Delhi College of Art, New Delhi (1992) and the Parsons School of Design, New York (1994), and an MFA at Stanford University, California (2002). Since she first started exhibiting in 2007 her work has been exhibited widely in India and across the world. Solo exhibitions include: What Remains, Green Cardamom Gallery, London (2011); Notes from the Desert, Nature Morte Gallery, New Delhi; Matthieu Foss Gallery, Mumbai; Focus Gallery, Chennai, and Urmul Setu, Lunkaransar (2010–2011) and The Americans, Nature Morte Gallery, New Delhi; Thomas Welton Art Gallery, Stanford University; Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago; Bose Pacia Gallery, Kolkata and New York, and Mississauga Central Library, Mississauga (2008–2011). She lives and works in New Delhi.

2011 Nominees