Mehta lives and works in Alexandria, Virginia. She grew up along the Pacific Ocean and began painting at an early age. With a BA in Art from San Diego State University, Mehta continued her studies in workshops of internationally acclaimed artists. A member of the Washington Society of Landscape Artists, Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Association, the American Impressionist Society, the Salmagundi Club, and an Elected Artist Member of the American Artists Professional League, Mehta competes in numerous juried shows and Plein Air competitions, receiving many honors and awards. In 2016, she was featured in PleinAir magazine and Washington D.C.’s Hill Rag. Her artwork is held in public and private collections.