Viraf Mehta

Viraf Mehta

Viraf is a social anthropologist who has worked in the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) field for over 25 years. Viraf has several long-lasting passions and his drawings are one of them. Viraf’s artwork commenced in 1981, whilst a student in Delhi University, and he continued to draw regularly till 1992. After a break of twenty years, Viraf began drawing again in 2012, and continues to do so. During these two main periods, Viraf has produced about 40 and 80 drawings respectively.

Viraf’s artwork utilises exclusively the unusual medium of the ballpoint pen and draws its core inspiration from Surrealist concepts and techniques.

Viraf is based out of Delhi and spends several months each year in Ladakh.