Craft and Community Development Foundation organising Group Art Show .
Craft and Community Development Foundation (CCDF) is a registered not-for-profit social entity set up with the aim to support and fund projects that enhance livelihood for communities focused on the art and crafts sector. The Foundation takes up projects for upskilling artisans by introducing new concepts and designs, keeping intact the authenticity of their art. The ongoing Gondwana Art Project is focused on tribal artisans from the Gondwana Region in central India, practicing Gond, Bhil, Warli, Sohrai & Kohvar art. The Foundation selects artists for this project based on an assessment of the quality of work, talent, and current economic status. The objective is to create a platform for these tribal artists to present their work and their perspectives demonstrating their creativity and craftsmanship, and introducing new methods and techniques that express both traditional and contemporary imagery and values. The artworks created under the project are showcased to a global audience, opening new markets for these traditional artforms
The artists involved in The Gondwana Art project create artworks, under the guidance and mentoring of CCDF designers. The project aims to ensure that the artworks are unique pieces of tribal art incorporating design elements keeping in mind a wide range of global audiences. During the project, the artisans are allowed to freely express their skills and experiment with new techniques, designs,s and color palettes, to create modern & contemporary tribal artworks. CCDF has facilitated artisans to work remotely through online platforms and digital media, ensuring uninterrupted engagement with CCDF designers even during lockdowns due to COVID. CCDF is attempting to provide a sustained livelihood to the tribal artisans engaged under The Gondwana Art Project, during these unprecedented times.