Jag Mehta’s work can be seen at the National Gallery of Jamaica in Kingston until May 28, as part of the Jamaica Biennial 2017.
Jag Mehta was born 1933 in Lahore, Pakistan. He was educated at Cornell University, New York (BSc.) and Columbia University, New York (MBA). He also did part-time studies in Ceramics at Loughborough University of Technology, England; the University of Puerto Rico and the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts. He has participated in numerous group and solo exhibitions in Jamaica, London and Puerto Rico, and has been a regular exhibitor at the National Gallery of Jamaica. He is best known for his organic yet subtly geometric sculptural forms and vessels. He lives in St Ann, Jamaica.