About ArtistBorn in 1980, Mekhala studied briefly at the College of Art, Delhi, before training at the Rhode Island School of Design until she graduated in 2003. In that year, Bahl was awarded Student of the Year in Print-making at the Rhode Island School of Design. She was also the recipient of the G.W. Hodge Ritchie Award for Excellence in Printmaking, USA, in 2002.She has worked, and exhibited in countries and cultures as diverse as Italy, France and Japan. She has been part of several group shows including Blur, Montecastello Art Gallery, Montecastello, Italy 2005; India on Canvas, Auction and Exhibition 2006; Grain, Gallery Espace, Delhi 2013, The Black Frame Project, Indigo Blue Art - Singapore 2013, Drawing 2014, 7 decades of India Drawing at IGNCA, Delhi; Her solo exhibits include Anecdote, Alliance Francaise, Delhi, 2007; The Geometry of Error, Gallery Espace, Delhi, 2009, is that | that is at Gallery Espace in 2016. Mekhala Bahl lives and works in Delhi.