avi gupta is a photo editor, artist and educator. as director of photography for u.s. news and world report he has over 15 years of experience working with photographers to cover current events around the globe. as an artist, his photographic works have been exhibited widely and held in the permanent collections of the sainsbury center for visual art, the library of congress, and the smithsonian’s asia pacific center. at george washington university’s corcoran college of art, gupta lectures on creative approaches to photojournalism and fine art photography. phew. that was exhausting. buy him a drink if you want to know more. 



2004 bfa, corcoran college of art + design, washington, dc

select solo exhibitions:
2015 upward mobility, washington project for the arts, washington, dc
2014 there is here, corcoran gallery of art, washington, dc
2014 in one’s element, orlando museum of art, orlando, fl
2013 there is here, nottingham castle museum of art, nottingham, uk
2012 lonesum, civilian art projects, washington, dc
2012 there is here: photographs by avi gupta, sainsbury centre for visual art, norwich, uk

select group exhibitions:
2017 lending library: presented by beltway public works, washington project for the arts, washington, dc
2017 revision, kreeger museum, washington, dc
2016 a home built from memory, gallery 102, george washington university, washington, dc
2016 handmade: made by hand, morton fine art, washington, dc
2016 crosslines, smithsonian asia pacific center, arts and industries building, washington, dc
2014 home/human = cage/cockatoo, artscape at towson university, baltimore, md
2014 untitled III, randall scott gallery, washington, dc
2011 mid-atlantic photography exhibition, artisphere, arlington, va
2010 exquisite corpse, civilian art projects, washington, dc
2009 the haunting, leroy neiman gallery, columbia university, ny
2009 contemporaries, corcoran gallery of art, washington, dc
2008 known unknowns, hillyer arts space, washington, dc
2007 exchange richmond, gallery 5, richmond, va
2006 exchange baltimore, the creative alliance, baltimore, md
2004 in transition, corcoran gallery of art, dc
2002 witness and response: 9/11 acquisitions, library of congress, washington, dc

select curatorial projects:
2015 interspatial, transformer gallery, washington, dc
2014 quota, the murrell building, washington, dc
2014 the way i see it, dumbarton oaks, washington, dc
2011 the uncover series, fotoweek, arlington, va
2010 luceo, look3, charlottesville, va 

visiting artist:
artist talks, workshops, and photography mentorship at the corcoran college of art + design, george mason university, george washington university, maryland institute college of art, northern virginia community college, sainsbury centre for visual art, the national press photographers association, and the white house news photographer’s association.


npr: neither here nor there: bengali homes in india and america by kainaz amaria
washington post: quota adds color to dc art scene by maura judkis
washington city paper: avi gupta's fabrics keep their human touch at the corcoran by louis jacobson
huffington post: avi gupta's 'lonesum' melancholy images
photomonitor: there is here: avi gupta's photos at nottingham castle by rebecca travis
washington city paper: avi gupta and judy jashinsky at civilian art projects by louis jacobson
acreativedc: crosslines interview: avi gupta by jeremie lecuyer
world art journal: domestic airport by chris pinney