The Multifaceted Mehta leaped through several art genres yet never abandoning the roots of his descent Dr Mehta has always been very close to his own culture, and so he looked to the living folk and tribal art for inspiration Dr. Mehta is renowned for his oils and batik art which portrays various elements of village life. Puppeteers, women, animal riders, rustic folk, marriages, fairs, etc, with organic batik cracks in the background reflect a strong connect to the soil of Rajasthan.

Dr. Chinmay Mehta’s oeuvre if attempted to define simply is a creative outburst of what he imbibed from his heritage. This outburst took varied forms as his life progressed, He is a painter expressing in various mediums, stretching ideas to take up forms of murals and reliefs and finally catapulting the designs into real life buildings. Most of his early works are a throwback to his childhood, inviting the viewer on a walk through the humble village life that he grew up inhaling. These early works exude an aura of earthiness that resonates with the purity and serenity of a rustic ambience. The Multifaceted Mehta leaped through several art genres yet never abandoning the roots of his descent.

Dr Mehta has always been very close to his own culture, and so he looked to the living folk and tribal art for inspiration Dr. Mehta is renowned for his batik art, which portrays various elements of village life. Puppeteers, women, animal riders, rustic folk, marriages, fairs, etc, with organic batik cracks in the background reflect a strong connect to the soil of Rajasthan.

One of his batiks titled, “From the Fair” draws upon the journey of women folk returning from the village fair. Charles Fabri, an eminent British-origin art critic, has called this painting as rooted in the ‘Post Yamini-Roy’ style.