Mekhla Harrison is a visual artist with over 17 years of teaching experience. She graduated from Sir JJ School of Art , Mumbai in 1990 and completed her Post Gaduation from the College of Art, New Delhi in 1996. She was awarded a scholarship by the Koninklije Academie van Beeldende Kunsten, Den Haag, The Netherlands in 1997-98, specilizing in the Litho printmaking technique. She is the recipient of prestigious awards, such as the B.C Sanyal Award 2005 and the AIFACS award for Drawing in 1996. She participated in the Indo – German Cultural Exchange of Artists Exhibition in Wiesbaden in 1998. Apart from teaching, she has been an active participant in national and international exhibitions and has also been involved with organising art camps for a range of participants.