Gia Gugushvili is Georgian artist and graphic artist, born in 1952 in Tbilisi. In 1977, he graduated from the Tbilisi State Academy of Arts. From 1980 to 1988, he served as the head of the Department of Fine Arts at the Tbilisi Artist's House. Between 1986 and 1996, he held the position of secretary at the Union of Artists of Georgia and as director at "Georgian Stamp" (Georgian Post) from 2000 to 2004. Since 2004, he has held the position of professor at the Tbilisi State Art Academy. From 2004 to 2006, he served as the vice-principal of the Tbilisi State Art Academy. Subsequently, from 2006 to 2009, he was the dean of fine arts at TSSA. In 2014, he was elected as the rector of the Tbilisi State Academy of Arts, where he continues to serve to this day.