Priya Ravish Mehra
Artist Medium: 
Installation and Mixed media

Priya Ravish Mehra was a Delhi-based textile artist and weaver, researcher and designer. She graduated in Fine Arts (with a specialization in textiles) from Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, and later studied tapestry at West Dean College, Sussex and an advanced tapestry course at the Royal College of Arts, London under the aegis of a Commonwealth Fellowship and Charles Wallace Trust (India) Scholarship. She also received an Asian Cultural Council Grant to study the maintenance and preservation of Indian textiles, especially Kashmir shawls, in public and private collections in the US. Priya’s textile and mixed-media work has been featured as solo exhibitions in British Council, Delhi (1993); Commonwealth Institute, London (1994); Jahangir Art Gallery, Mumbai (1997); Experimental Art Gallery, India Habitat Centre, Delhi (2015); Instituto de Artes Plasticas, Mexico (2016); Gallery Threshold, Delhi (2017) and ‘India International Center, Delhi (2018). She has also participated in group shows: Taumata Art Gallery, Auckland (1993); Rabindra Bhavan, Delhi (1997); British Council, Delhi (1999); 10th International Triennial of Tapestries, Lodz (2001); Rabindra Bhavan, Delhi (2005); ILF Samanvay, India Habitat Centre, Delhi (2016); ‘Evidence Room’, KHOJ, Delhi (2017); C-13, FICA, Delhi (2017); ‘Monsoon Chapter 12’, Art-Centrix, Delhi (2017); ‘Detritus’, Serendipity Art Festival, Goa (2017); and Aicon Gallery, New York (2018), Priya Ravish Mehra at the Kochi Murziris Biennale 2018-2019, Priya Ravish Mehra at the Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Mumbai.

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