Over the past two decades, Anupa Mehta has developed a wide range of large and small scale projects for nationally and internationally recognized clients and organizations. Here is a select list of projects that demonstrate the vitality and extent of her expertise:
The first of these programs took place at the Kasturbhai Lalbhai Museum in Ahmedabad in December 2017.
Developed by Anupa Mehta, this multi-city weekend arts appreciation program comprises a series of specialist lectures aimed at students, art collectors, artists and media.
Anupa served as arts management consultant to the EMAMI group over 2015-2017, advising them on their new arts facility, slated to open in Kolkata in 2018. She currently advises the director of EMAMI ART as curatorial adviser on matters spanning exhibit curation and programming, to visualize a world class arts experience, to position Kolkata as the new hub of international arts activity.
Currently working as an arts management consultant to the EMAMI group, Anupa advises the director of the imminent EMAMI Center for Creativity in Kolkata, India on matters spanning from exhibit curation, content and marketing, to visualizing and executing a world class arts experience, in a way that will build Kolkata as the new hub of international arts activity.
Anupa has served as the erstwhile director of Kala Ghoda Festival, consultant to Mumbai Festival, and founding director of the Ahmedabad International Arts Festival. In these roles, she developed the programming and content for each festival, including city-wide public space arts exhibits built partnerships with local government, internationally and nationally renowned arts organizations and artists fund raised over $500,000 in sponsorship and created and marketed the overall vision for the festivals.
This six-year long project started with restoring a 1920s heritage property. This house, Arts Reverie, served as the nexus for national and international artists interested in developing community arts projects of varying scale. Anupa supported these artists by embedding them in a large network of arts professionals and patrons, both in India as well as in the United Kingdom. She helped artists enhance concepts, find local collaborators, as well as work with local government to exhibit these projects towards the end of widening the reach of arts education.