rooma mehra

Artist Background

Born: January 24, 1967, New Delhi

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Academic Honours

  • Awarded Government of India's Merit Scholarship
  • Awarded by the USIS
  • Topped in the Mittelstufe-I examination conducted by the
  • Max Mueller Bhawan in German Language
  • Awarded by the Goethe-Institut, Munich
  • Awarded at the Shankara's International Painting Competition at age 13
  • Worked at the Lalit Kala Akademi's GARHI studios for over a decade.


  • Scholarship for studying Fine Arts at the Art Students League of New York, U.S.A. in 1986
  • Included in the International WHO OF PROFESSIONAL WOMEN by AMERICAN
  • BIOGRAPHICAL INSTITUTE, North Carolina, U.S.A. in March 2000
  • Artist of the Month Award from in May 2005
  • Woman of the Year 2006 by American Biographical Institute
  • Included in the GOLDEN TREASURY OF INDO-ANGLIAN POETRY, and Indo-Anglian Literatures published by SAHITYA AKADEMI
  • Included in the Indo-American Who's Who in 2006


  • Publications: Three Volumes of Poetry published :
  • Sunshadow, Reaching out and For You
  • 4th volume of poetry (with accompanying photographs of Paintings, Reliefs and 1st compilation of human interest articles with complimenting artworks in the pipeline for publication
  • Awarded Certificate of Honour by Skylark Poetry Academy
  • 1989 Northern American Open Poetry contest" by the National Library of Poetry, Maryland
  • Selected semi- finalist among 12,000 competitors and published in their anthology
  • Honoured as "GOLDEN POET" by the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the "WORLD OF POETRY", California
  • Included in the GOLDEN TREASURY OF INDO-ANGLIAN POETRY and Indo-Anglian Literature’s "WHO’S WHO" published by SAHITYA AKADEMI, India
  • Nominated for Poet of the Year Award by The International Society of Poets, Las Vegas and, MD, U.S.A
  • Widely published (Poetry and Creative Writing) and free-lance writer of human-interest articles for all national dailies of India incl. The Indian Express, The Hindu, The Tribune, The Statesman, The Times of India, The Asian Age, The Pioneer, The Economic Times Travel among others.