was born on July 7, 1957, and has pursued photography since
1974. After graduating from Georgian Politechnical University
in 1979, Gia has worked in various spheres including in
architecture, design, metallurgy, aviation - but he never
betrayed his love for photography.
photography has become Gia's main profession -- taking him
all over the world to capture the beauties of cultures,
traditions, and nature. Since 2002, Gia is working as a
photo journalist in the Georgian Messenger, and his work
is published daily in various newspapers, magazines, and
other outlets. He has recently served as an official photographer
to the President of Georgia during his 2004 meeting with
President George W. Bush in the White House.
from his professional endeavors, Gia has held numerous personal
exhibitions in Georgia, Russia, Germany, Bulgary, and at
the House of United Nations.