Shruti Mehta began painting in watercolor and oils at age twelve in her hometown of Ahmedabad, India. She earned a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Gujarat University in India, and a Master of Arts in Human Services from St. Edwards University. She is a licensed mental health counselor. She authored Yog Sanskriti, the Culture of Yoga (2019). She currently serves on the board of the Creative Arts Society and lives in Austin, Texas with her husband and two daughters.