Madhubani Arts India
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Madhubani Arts India


The next level of Madhubani Arts

Madhubani Arts India is a Bangalore-based creator of various forms of Madhubani paintings on handmade paper, canvas, greetings cards, and silks. Founded by Vidushini Prasad, one of India's leading Madhubani (Mithila) artists. She hails from Bihar, north of India, the state where Madhubani or Mithila painting originated. She was born to a family of film distributors and grew up watching Hindi movies. She studied up to the tenth standard in Kolkata. Later her parents moved to Patna, the capital of Bihar, and this is where she continued her studies with a graduate and Postgraduate Degree in Chemistry She is currently based in the southern Indian city of Bengaluru, the Silicon Valley of India. She works on diverse types of handmade paper, canvas, silk, and fabrics. She also conducts online Madhubani Workshops (One-on-one, Group, and Corporate). Of late, due to the ongoing pandemic, she has been engaging with various folk artists from across India and getting to know them, and bring their stories to the world via Instagram Live, courtesy of A Hundred Hands. Her association with painting began around 2004. Although she occasionally painted when she was a child, it was not intended to continue professionally. However, she was much inspired by the Madhubani art that originated in her home state. She started to paint again after she had her first baby. She stopped teaching when he was born since she needed time for her son. But at the same time, she wanted to do something that she could do from home. So, she started painting. Initially, it was for decorating her own home and making paintings for friends and relatives. Everyone liked her work and encouraged her to pursue it professionally. Though she has not had any formal training, it was not difficult for her to take up this art. She has inherited it from her culture. She takes pride in it. She is also associated with A Hundred Hands (AHH), a registered Charitable Trust based in Bangalore. AHH is a multi-faceted program that revitalizes the idea of handmade and builds traditional handicraft skills. She has exhibited her Madhubani Paintings at several Art Galleries across India including Genesis Art Gallery, Renaissance Art Gallery, Eka Lifestyle (Bangalore), David Hall Art Gallery, Fort Kochi, Eka Lifestyle, and Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, Bengaluru. She has also participated in various art and culture festivals like Vista, the premier business festival of IIM Bangalore, SPECTRUM 18, the annual sports and cultural fest at the Indian Institute of Science, a leading deemed university in Bangalore. She has been invited by several technology companies in Bangalore to display her work. This includes JP Morgan, Quintiles, ANZ, Epicore Software,, and others. She has been empaneled by the Central Cottage Emporium, Ministry of Textiles, Government of India as an enlisted artist. Fabindia, one of India's largest private platforms for products that are made from traditional techniques, skills, and hand-based processes, invited Vidushini to give a demo at their store in Bangalore. Fabindia has also installed two of her A Tree of Life done on fabric displayed at their flagship stores in Phoenix Market City and Sarjapur in Bangalore. She has been actively promoting Madhubani Arts across all social media platforms. Her blog vidushini.blogspot.in has page views of more than 2.6 Lakhs while the Facebook Group Madhubani Painting has close to 32000 members. Her Pinterest page has more than 20.3 thousand monthly views. Some of her exclusive work is also available on Novica.com, a National Geographic partner site, which connects Artisans to a global marketplace of socially conscious customers She has also authored a book on Madhubani Art. It was commissioned by the National Resource Centre for Cluster Development (NRCD) National Institute for Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (ni-msme), Hyderabad under the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, has been published. She had a wonderful opportunity of interviewing more than 10 leading Madhubani artists and getting to understand from them the challenges and road ahead for the art. Her painting 'A Celebration of Life' was chosen as the theme image for the Lok Sangeet Sammelan, organized by India Habitat Center in August 2015. Her Painting A Tree of Life was put on the cover of a Delhi University's book on Indian History and Culture.


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Address: Bangalore

Email: vidushini@madhubani.co.in