Kushal Kapoor born in Lucknow on 7th January 1991 began his journey with photography at the age of 10 at his alma mater La Martiniere College, Lucknow. 

During his graduation in Journalism & Mass Communication at Amity University, Noida, he continued to pursue his passion for photography and took up several photography internships including an internship with Novosibirsk Opera for the Modern Art Festival in Russia, 2011-2012. 


His efforts in photography soon showed results when he was awarded the National Award in Photography at the 12th All India Photography Exhibition, 2014.

Post his graduation and after receiving several awards and appreciation at the local and national level, Kushal went on to earn his post graduate degree in Masters of Fine Arts at the Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California, USA. He is also an alumni of the Eddie Adam Workshop XXX, New York, USA, 2017.


He is a fine art photographer with numerous accolades to his name-

Winner, Creative Quarterly issue 53: 100 Best 2018, Manhattan , New York, 2019.

Best in Show: Portfolio, Spring Show, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2017.

2nd Prize, Fine Art/ Personal, APA (American Photographic Artist), USA, 2016.

Grand Prize, Fairmont Gallery of Art, The Fairmont, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2015.

National Award, 12th All India Photography Exhibition, State Lalit Kala Akademi, Lucknow, UP, India, 2014.