Hyundai Motor India Foundation Rewards 25 Indian Artists from Art, Craft, and Cultural Discipline

Recently 25 multidisciplinary Indian artists hailing from various states were felicitated with a ₹1 lakh grant under the ‘Art for Hope’ initiative by the Hyundai Motor India Foundation (HMIF) in a four-day exhibition at Bikaner House.

The four-day exhibition at Bikaner House by Hyundai Motor India Foundation (HMIF) showcased an unparalleled experience of India’s heritage from multidisciplinary art fields created by the same artists.

The prime objective of this HMIF initiative was to support and encourage traditional artisans, small art businesses, and traditional art forms. The HMIF is the philanthropic and CSR arm of Hyundai Motor India Ltd. The project strive to secure the livelihood of artists by enabling them to focus on their skills.

According to Puneet Anand, assistant vice-president (corporate affairs) at Hyundai Motor India Ltd,”Embracing the global vision, ‘Progress for Humanity’, we are working towards creating a platform that would empower the artisans to exhibit their talent. The ‘Art for Hope’ event is conceptualized on three pillars of Hope, Gratitude, and Solidarity to help artisans showcase their work and become a beacon of optimism for the artist community in India.”

“It is our endeavor to encourage artists across different disciplines – Digital Arts, Crafts, Multidisciplinary Arts, Performance Arts, and Visual Arts,” said  Anand.”

Artists, felicitated from across the country include- Anith Reddy (Karnataka), Manoj Kumar Bishwas (Jharkhand), Ashish Kumar Maurya (Uttar Pradesh), Aswathy KN (Kerala), Akanksha Sharma (New Delhi), Digvijay Singh Jadeja (Gujarat), and Pratik Raut (Maharashtra).

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