Vikesh Kapoor (born Sunset Pines, PA) is a multidisciplinary artist whose work examines race, class and identity as a first-generation American.

Kapoor has exhibited his series “See You at Home” in solo exhibitions at The Print Center, Philadelphia PA; Filter Space, Chicago, IL; and New Orleans Photo Alliance Gallery, LA. He has been included in group exhibitions at the Houston Center for Photography, TX; Aperture Foundation, New York, NY; Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, PA; and SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA, among other venues.

He has received numerous awards, including the Daylight Photo Award, The Joan Hohlt and Roger Wich Emerging Photographer Scholarship from the Houston Center for Photography, The Hopper Prize, LensCulture Art Photography Juror's Pick Award, PhotoNola Review Grand Prize and a Project Development Grant from CENTER, Santa Fe, NM. He has been a finalist for the Documentary Essay Prize from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University; PHmuseum Mobile Photography Prize; and Portrait Award from the Head On Photo Festival, Sydney, Australia as well as a semifinalist for the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery’s triennial Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition.

Kapoor is currently a fellow in the inaugural Google Image Equity Fellowship, with partners For Freedoms, Aperture Foundation, Free the Work and Creative Theory Agency.

In 2021, he produced the Leica x 1854 Witnesses of: Devotion commission for the British Journal of Photography.

Kapoor was an artist-in-residence at Latitude Chicago in 2020 and the Center of Photography at Woodstock, NY in 2019.


Vikesh Kapoor’s songs have been highlighted by The New Yorker, Rolling Stone, Interview Magazine and The Guardian.

His debut album, The Ballad of Willy Robbins, was released to critical acclaim in 2013. 

From 2013-2019, Vikesh performed across the United States and Europe, selling out concerts in New York, London and Rome.

In 2010, Kapoor was invited to write a song in memory of Howard Zinn, historian and author of A People's History of the United States. Kapoor performed his song at Zinn’s memorial service, held at Boston University, alongside Noam Chomsky and prominent activists from the civil rights movement.

He resides in Los Angeles, California.


For Commissions, Exhibition Requests, Print Acquisitions:

Telephone: +1 323-546-4171

US Concert Booking: jared@danny-rose.com
EU Concert Booking: tom@loosemusic.com

US Press: daniel@luckybirdmedia.com
EU Press: julia@loosemusic.com

Song Licensing: jeff@parkthevan.com