Tag: Indian Art

Curators Of Clay – Contemporary Indian Ceramics Personified For You

Deep in conversation with Rohit Kulkarni about his clay ventures, Curators of Clay that create personalised, contemporary Indian Ceramics and handicrafts.

The Beautiful Sand Art in India: What, How and Who?

Exploring the beautiful art form that withstands the sands of time - Sand Art. The Indian Sand Artists have made a mark on national and international levels.

Andretta Pottery – Where India Was Introduced To Pottery

Mansimran and his wife Marry decided to permanently settle in Himachal Pradesh: They started the Andretta Pottery and Crafts Society, and got engrossed in carrying forward the lineage of pottery by training the local potters.

The Beautiful World of Paper Crafts in India

Delving into the utilitarian and eco-friendly Paper Crafts in India that are brimming with culture, heritage, and beauty.

Deepika Bhansali – A Self Taught Artist, Spreading Her Passion for Art

Deepika Bhansali practiced painting as her hobby infrequently during the last 30 yrs until it became her passionate choice. It was the birth of her daughter 5 years ago that stirred the first wave of actively practicing artwork.

Vijay Joshi – A Traditional Phad Artist With Tints Of Modernity

Vijay Joshi, the 13th generation practitioner, entered the Shahpura School at the age of 9 where phad painting was taught. This is when he came to terms with his age old family business. He revealed that he found solace in this art form, as if he was specifically chosen to be part of the Joshi family by God.

Manipuri Dance – Fraught with Grace & Blissful Enchantment

Manipur is a beautiful and mesmerizing north-eastern state fraught with richness in culture and physical landscapes.

Shalini Bisht – A Self-taught Artist’s Journey in Mandala Art and More

Creative Kalakari founded by Shalini is an art platform for creating products, as well as, organizing learning workshops. Shalini teaches and creates Mandala art and has already taught more than hundred students this unique and therapeutic art form.

The Depiction of Animals & Birds in Indian Arts

Indian art is also defined by the flora and fauna depictions. Interestingly, whether it is in the form of sculptures, paintings or even architecture, wildlife has always found an important place in Indian arts. 

Crafting Futures – A collaboration of British Council in India

Crafting Futures is a British Council initiative. This unique endeavor supports the future of crafts through global collaboration and funding across the world. The idea is to creatively use the local crafts for social, economic, cultural and environmental growth.

Dashmeet Singh – Experiencing Life through the Eyes of Comic Strips Artist

Dashmeet Singh from Delhi, who considers it his aim through art to capture and keep alive the spirit and innocence of childhood through his works.

Metal Crafts of India – A Malleable Mélange

Metal crafts of India are wide spread with artisans specializing in the art of their respective regions. Different types of metal crafts are popular in different parts of the country. 

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