Kushal Kapoor was born on 7th January 1991 in Lucknow, India. Lucknow is a multicultural city and he attribute this city’s creative and artistic aspect for igniting the photography spark within him. His father, Mr. Ravi Kapoor who is a renowned photographer and his childhood was surrounded by his inspiration and creativity. Accompanying him on shoots, he started seeing the world in a different perspective. Year 2001 was a turning point and the beginning of his photographic journey.
Kushal started indulging with camera at the age of 10 as a student at La Martiniere College, Lucknow. He did my Bachelors of Journalism & Mass Communication at Amity University, Noida (India). During graduation he interned at Modern Art Festival 2011-2012 as a photographer in Novosibirsk, Russia. Jointly he worked with his father on a coffee table book “Sufi –e- Bihar” by Dainik Jagran Group in 2013. Kushal got a National Award in Photography at the 12th All India Photography Exhibition hosted by Lalit Kala Akademy, Uttar Pradesh, (India).
Finally his passion brought him to USA where he is currently pursuing a Master of Fine Art in photography at “Academy of Art University”, San Francisco, California (USA). In 2016 and 2015, he won a second place in the fine art category in APA (American Photographic Artist) and the grand prize at the Fairmont Gallery of Art, The Fairmont, San Francisco, California (USA) respectively. Kushal has participated in National and International Exhibitions in USA, Russia, Greece and India both Solo and Group Shows.