Dev has an inherent talent for drawing and painting. Since Nov 2007, he has been painting on canvas and paper with all his imagination and natural talent. The journey started when his mother RupalMehta noticed the first hidden pot of talent in dev, when he first started painting on his home walls at the tender age of 3yrs.
As Years went by his amateur doodle transformed into masterstrokes and the transition from the home walls to canvas made one thing clear that Dev had the requisite talent to be a future great painter . Dev Mehta to express his wonderful creativity came out with his first solo art exhibition at Ravindra Nathya Mandir on 14th July 2009.
Nina foundation an NGO unveiled the special edition of One World – Voice of paraplegics a bi-monthly magazine at a wellness seminar for people suffering from spinal cord injury at We School of Management (welingkar) Mumbai on 14th September 2009. Supermodel Mehr jessia Rampal inaugurated the issue. Also present were Dr.ketna Mehta Associate dean of research, welingkar and trustee Dr. S.Sagade.