- It showcased 70 pieces of traditional and folk art from across India, with the aim of protecting, preserving and promoting artistic heritage.
- CIF.Around 14 ‘Art for Concern’ exhibitions are held each year, featuring art forms such as Chola bronze, Gond, Kalighat, Mata Ni Pachedi, Mithila/Madhubani, Pattachitra, Phad, Sanjhi paper art, and Terracotta art.
- Art events have been held in cities ranging from Indore and Vadodara to Chandigarh and Ludhiana.
- Featured artists at the exhibition include Prakash Joshi, Sanjay Manubhai Chitara, Akshaya Bariki, Sushil Soni, Manish Jha, Venkat Raman Singh Shyam, Sanwar Chitrakar, Anwar C, Gopal Joshi, Mohan Varma, and Nilesh Kumar
‘Support traditional and folk arts, don’t just learn about them’ – Sankalita Das, Secure Giving
2 March 2019 11:07 PM GMT
Many folk art traditions in India are in danger of disappearing. Fundraising exhibitions offer a chance to see the beauty of folk art in real life, and support the rural artists.