Mekhala Bahl (b.1980)

Mekhala studied briefly at the College of Art, Delhi, before her training at theRhode Island School of Design in 2003. After this she returned to India in 2003to pursue her individual art practice. She has been awarded Student of the Year,Printmaking Rhode Island School of Design in 2003 and the G. W. Hodge RitchieAward for Excellence in Printmaking, USA in 2002.She has participated in workshops and residencies in India and abroad. Some ofthem are Annual RPG Art Camp, hosted by Harsh Goenka and Vikram Sethi, Marve,Mumbai, 2006; Learning Center, Art Instructor, Kusumpur-pahari, New Delhi, 2006;Artist in Residence at International School of Painting, Drawing and Sculpture,Montecastello, Umbria, Italy, 2005; Assistant Instructor, Monotype Printmaking, Printmaking Department, The Rhode Island School of Design, USA, 2002.Her solo exhibitions include The Geometry of Error, Gallery Espace, New Delhi(2009); Anecdote, Galerie Romain Rolland, Alliance Francaise, New Delhi (2007);[Drawings and Prints], Triveni Gallery, New Delhi (2006); Lucent, Benson HallGallery, Rhode Island (2003); Vaaz, Benson Hall Gallery, Rhode Island (2002). Theartist lives and works in New Delhi.

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