Chitra Merchant

Chitra Merchant

Chitra Merchant creates prints layering symbolism and history with a beautifully intense colour palette.

Artist profile

Chitra Merchant was born in India and completed her BA in Psychology in Bangalore before departing for a year working at an artist’s studio in West Africa.


Merchant came to the UK in the 1990s, completing another degree in Illustration at the University of West England and discovering her love of printmaking. Following group exhibitions, in 2001 she based herself at Spike Print Studio in Bristol and over a decade later she continues to print, teach, exhibit and work to commission here.


Her work has appeared at venues such as Christies and the RA's Summer Exhibition.

Chitra Merchant RA Art Sales
  1. Aisthesis by Chitra Merchant
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  2. Call VI by Chitra Merchant
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  3. Bell Jar by Chitra Merchant*
    Chitra Merchant
    Bell Jar by Chitra Merchant*
    £85.00
    No longer available
  4. Call - VII by Chitra Merchant
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    Call - VII by Chitra Merchant
    £150.00
    No longer available
  5. Devakad, 2017, by Chitra Merchant
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  6. Night - VII by Chitra Merchant
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    Night - VII by Chitra Merchant
    £350.00
    No longer available
  7. Dawn II by Chitra Merchant
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