Mitra was born in Northern Iran near the Caspian Sea and
moved to England in 1971, to study Textile Design.
graduated from Trent University, Nottingham in 1974 after
completing a Polytechnic Diploma. She went on to complete a
postgraduate year specialising in Embroidery during which
she developed an interest in Threadpainting.
graduating Mitra worked as an embroidery designer in
Nottingham before moving to the South Gloucester area.
has improved her art immensely, while expanding her links
with galleries in the area. She is considered to be one of
the finest Textile artists in Thread Painting and her
ability is continually admired by everyone who sees her
subject matter is driven by her love of nature and the
countryside. Her thread paintings are beautiful landscapes
of poppy fields, sunflower fields, cornfields, bluebell
woods, country cottages, arboretums, meadows and other rural
In recent years she
has started to paint with oils.