MITHILAsmita is a folk art preservation and promotion organization working for the ancient Indian art, Mithila Paintings. We believe in the sanctity of heritage folk arts of the world; and we have undertaken the challenge of preserving the heritage art of India – Mithila paintings (also called Madhubani Paintings) in its original form.
We have created a unique Folk Art Gallery in Bangalore (INDIA) and an online store www.worldofmadhubani.com to showcase the original artwork of traditional rural Indian artists, mostly women. We also organize periodic exhibitions to raise awareness about this priceless and timeless art.
MITHILAsmita is committed to work for the socio-economic development of the rural Indian artisans.
MITHILAsmita is proud to assist scholars worldwide in the research on the Mithila art.
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MITHILAsmita promotes the traditional artworks of Mithila (North Bihar, India) – Mithila Paintings or Madhubani Paintings.
Through various self-sustainable initiatives, MITHILAsmita has ventured to address the social challenges faced by the rural artists’ community. Some of the important steps by MITHILAsmita has been in the following areas:MITHILAsmita Folk Art Gallery Light For Art Samarendra Mishra Arts Foundation Art History Preservation Academic Associations Women Empowerment Learn More
With the rise of commercialization, even a priceless tradition like Mithila Paintings has been affected by mass produced fakes and imitations. We at ‘MITHILAsmita’ strive to preserve the original Mithila Paintings (also called Madhubani Paintings) in its several centuries old free hand style, by providing genuine artists from Mithilanchal a platform to showcase their work.
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