Caroline Gutman

Caroline Gutman (she/her) is a freelance photographer and producer based between Philadelphia, PA and Washington, DC. Her work often looks at political movements, gender and economic inequality and the creative economy, tying the past to the present. Her photography has been published by The New York Times, National Geographic, Smithsonian Magazine, The Washington Post, The Guardian, ProPublica, Buzzfeed News and NPR, funded by The Pulitzer Center, the U.S. Department of State and the Economic Hardship Reporting Project and exhibited at the World Affairs Council.

Previously, Caroline was a Fulbright Fellow in China where she documented Yi and Miao indigenous women artisans and their textile traditions. Prior to that, she was a fund analyst for Morningstar.

Caroline holds a Master’s in International Relations from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor’s in Chinese Language & Literature and Political Science from Washington University in St. Louis. She is a member of Women Photograph and speaks fluent Mandarin and conversational French and German.

Archive Exhibitions Featuring Caroline Gutman

Children of Indigo

Old Fulton Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2023

Indigo cultivation helped fuel American slavery. Today, women artists and homesteaders in South Carolina are writing a new chapter in indigo’s painful history.

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