Priya Ravish Mehra (1961-2018) 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 received an Asian Cultural Council Grant to study the maintenance and preservation of Indian textiles, in public and private collections in the US. Priya’s textile and mixed-media work has been featured in numerous solo exhibitions including British Council, Delhi (1993), Commonwealth Institute, London (1994), Jahangir Art Gallery, Mumbai (1997), Instituto de Artes Plasticas, Mexico (2016), Presence in Absence curated by Tunty Chauhan at Gallery Threshold, Delhi (2017) and ‘India International Center, Delhi (2018). Group shows include India Habitat Centre, Delhi (2016), ‘Evidence Room’, KHOJ, Delhi (2017), C-13, FICA, Delhi (2017), ‘Detritus’, Serendipity Art Festival, Goa (2017), and Pale Sentinels curated by Salima Hashmi at Aicon Gallery, New York (2018), Kochi Murziris Biennale 2018-2019, Connecting Threads, BhauDaji Lad Museum, Mumbai 2018 and Artist Memorial Wall at India Art Fair 2019 represented by Threshold.