About

Rhea Gupte is a visual artist, poet, photographer, creative director, writer and consultant based in Goa, India.

Rhea was born in Mumbai and grew up with varied creative interests at a young age; writing poetry, dreaming up stories with fantastical worlds, exploring animation. Her practise is an amalgamation of her skill set in various disciplines which stems from the joy of practising the creative process. Across her different bodies of work, human emotion and exploring its vulnerabilities and strengths forms a common thread. The aspect of being a storyteller and starting a conversation are important to her work. Self-growth, self-care, an openness with personal struggles and changing societal perceptions deeply reflect in her creations. Generating minimal waste and living mindfully are values which inform her ideas as well as her way of life. Rhea’s artworks have been exhibited in group shows across the globe. Her work has been commissioned by various clients and publications in India and abroad.


SELECTED PRESS & INTERVIEWS

PHOTOGRAPHIC EXPLORATION PROJECT
VICE
SIILK GALLERY
THE LISSOME
CAKE
THE PORTFOLIO SHOWCASE 


PUBLISHED WRITINGS

Brown published in Papeachu Review Volume 2, by Seattle based Papeachu Press
Ours or Theirs published online on Word of Mouth
We Breed Mediocrity published in Soft Within Zine by Soft Within gallery in Berlin


EXHIBITIONS

INDERNET online group exhibition by Masala Movement based in Cologne, Germany
june 2020
SHELTER DOMESTICS online group exhibition by Gallery Lane Cove in Sydney, Australia
june 2020 [ongoing]
CAN YOU HEAR ME online group exhibition by Markaj Art based in Ankara, Turkey
may 2020
ABOUT FUTURE group exhibition by Loosen Art in Rome, Italy
december 2019
PEACHES series showcased in a group exhibition at Siilk Gallery in Athens, Greece
october 2019
INTERIORS group exhibition by Photographic Exploration Project in Berlin, Germany
august 2019
CONCEPT group exhibition by the Czong Institute of Contemporary Art in Gimpo, South Korea
june 2019
INDERNET group exhibition by Masala Movement in Cologne, Germany
june, 2019
SKINNED series showcased in a group exhibition at Lakme Fashion Week x Floating Canvas Company in Mumbai, India
january 2019
STILL “LIFE” group exhibition by Mars Gallery in Tel Aviv, Israel
august, 2018
INDERNET group exhibition by Masala Movement in Cologne, Germany
june, 2018
MM MUSE solo exhibition commissioned & hosted by Mountain & Moon in Perth, Australia
april, 2018
GENDER IDENTITY group exhibition in Mumbai, India
february, 2018


Rhea’s story and journey as a visual artist is a chapter in the book Wonder Girls by Varsha Adusumilli published in August 2018 alongside that of 14 Indian women achievers. She was featured in Grazia India’s “6 fashion innovators to break the rules and rewrite them” list in their September 2018 issue.She was invited to guest lecture students at FAD International, Mumbai. Rhea was one of 40 female photographers invited by United Nations Population Fund to participate in their International Women’s Day Project in 2017. She was featured on Cosmopolitan India magazine’s “20 women achiever’s in their 20’s” list in the November 2016 issue.


CONTACT

gupte.rhea@gmail.com



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