The UK-based public charity Arts For India, continues its effort to raise awareness about Indian Arts and provide underprivileged yet exceptionally talented art students with a unique opportunity to study at the IIFA Institute of Fine Art in Modinagar, India by hosting the second edition of Indian Art Week in London. The much anticipated week will bring together auction houses, museums, art dealers, galleries, hotels, and private collectors in London during the 6th and 13th of June 2015.
Among this year's highlights attendees can expect:
· Debut exhibition of new artworks by sponsored student Prashant Jha
· Open Galleries, art exhibitions and Indian Art auction at Christies
· Showcase of Stellar International Art Foundations collection of MF Husain: The Journey of a Legend.
· An evening with the artists & live auction hosted by Farokh Engineer
· NH10 Bollywood film premiere, presented by Eros International
· Awards Gala, giving awards to the leading successes in Art, Fashion, and Cinema
It is an event to celebrate Indian Arts while offering stellar upcoming artists the opportunity to showcase their work. This year Arts For India brings over Prashant Jha, a sponsored student in his final year of the 4-year BA program at the IIFA Institute, who received his education through the charity. Samir Ceric, founder and CEO of Debut Contemporary has agreed to take Prashant under his 1 year incubation mentoring and coaching program and showcase his art at the occasion of Indian Art Week. The exhibition premiere is the first event to open the week on the 6th of June.
His art will also be exhibited at the Evening with the artists at the Taj on the 9th of June where other sponsored students work will be showcased.
This years announced participants and sponsors count the prestigious Christie's, The V&A, Grosvenor Gallery, Francesca Galloway, Oliver Forge and Brendan Lynch Ltd, Albermale Gallery, Blain Southern, Debut Contemporary, Stellar International Foundation, Eros Now, St. James Court, A Taj Hotel, The Mayfair Hotel, Knight Frank, The Nth Degree Club, Da Travel and Click Convert Sell.
The 2015 Indian Week will close with an awards-giving gala at The Mayfair Hotel, presented by Sofia Hayat, who has reserved some surprises for the night and will award nominees for success in Art, Fashion, and Cinema categories,, among whom are (1) Sabyasachi Mukherjee, famous Indian fashion designer, (2) Oriano Galloni, who got into the headlines with his sculptures (Silent Soul) made with Indian wood and Italian marbles for our event at the Guggenheim Museum in New York, and (3) Ashok Amritraj, renowned award-winning film producer and CEO and chairman of the Hyde Park Entertainment Group.
The Indian Art Week is far more than a typical art event. It is a significant doorstep that allows people to know more about Indian Arts and its significant contribution to the world of fine arts, and artists deserving a chance to use their talent and amaze the world with their artworks and we are very excited to bring this buzz to London at the beginning of the Summer, says Erica Emm, Indian Art Week producer.
To see the full program and get tickets, visit www.indianartweek.com
. If you want to become an official sponsor of the week, you are urged to book a table for 10 people for the gala ceremony on the 13th of June.