• October 23, 2021

ERA to host ‘Wonder Women’ – a 6-day women’s festival to mark International Women’s Day, Celebrate the aura of ancient Indian art at this do!

 ERA to host ‘Wonder Women’ – a 6-day women’s festival to mark International Women’s Day, Celebrate the aura of ancient Indian art at this do!

·         LIVE Painting demonstration by Kiran Jangir

·         LIVE performance by visually impaired kids from Shreerang Charitable Trust

·         Felicitation of 6 Women Artist for their contribution to society & exemplary work in art

·         From 6th March till 12th March 2021 at Jolly Art Adda, Kanjurmarg(E).

Mumbai, March 2021: This, International Women’s day, Era for Women is all set to host ‘Wonder Women’, a week-long festival of events, Live Demonstrations, Flea Market, Art Walk, Exhibition of Paintings & Sculptures and more to educate and celebrate universal feminist identity. ERA is the brainchild of Artist Rupali Patole, renowned artist & sculptor who has been devoting time for social causes since a decade.  ERA has been educating & motivating needy women by training them with creative endeavours and making them financially independent.

ERA Mainly Focuses on ancient Indian art found in the old temple architecture, valuable scriptures, coins, stamps, master’s work, art and craft of the country’s heritage sites like Khajuraho temples, Ajanta and Ellora caves, Elephanta caves and many others. Selective images from these treasures of India will be represented on classic hand bags, distinguished door knobs , Authentic jewelry, one of a Kind pieces of Jackets, fashion accessories, corporate gifting, home furnishing, Artistic Home décor, and other Exclusive products. ERA aspires to bring to the forefront India’s ancient art that seems to have lost its charm in this day and age. “The pandemic stuck the art fraternity very badly, leaving several talented artists with no means to pursue their art & hone their skills.  We at ERA for Women, thus have brought together all these women artists from various fields, who have stood against all odds at ‘Wonder Women’ festival in Mumbai at Jolly Art Adda at Kanjurmarg, a newest art space in Mumbai to express art”, shares Rupali Patole, President & Founder, ERA.

The week-long celebration will see an exhibition of Paintings, Jewelry, Sculptures and Artifacts by 15 Women artists who come from diverse backgrounds and varied levels of artistic experience. The show will be held from 6th March till 12th March 2021 at Jolly Art Adda, Kanjurmarg(E).

The inaugural day will see felicitation of 6 Women Achievers, who are also connected with art in some way and  for their contribution to the society showing exemplary body of work like Geeta Castelino, Educationist, Board Member of Kala Ghoda Association and National and International Award winner, Vimala Nandkumar, Chairperson at SHAKTI- an after school program and also Cancer Survivor but continued to work as an Artist , Artist Kanchan Mahante who survived cancer and did not allow herself to get affected by it and continued to work, Urvi Jangam, The first Blind women to have done Phd. In German, Adore Charities, will be felicitated for their commendable charity work and Yash Kohli, Ex Editor of a Fashion Magazine, Artist and Art Curator.

The ‘Wonder Women’ by ERA will bring 15 women artists like Ami Patel, Archana Deshpande Joshi, Gunjan Cowlagi, Kanchan Mahante, Kiran Chopra, Kiran Jangir, Madhumita Bhattacharyaa, Neeti Hegde, Neelam Hemrajani, Rachana Nagarkar, Rakhi Baid, Rupali Patole, Shubbhangi Gade, Vanmala Jain, Vimala Nandkumar and Yash Kohli.  The event also has Artifacts on display by Teshee Studio by Vandana Pawar, Design Studio by Gunjan Cowlagi and Block Prints by Vandana Joshi.

The highlight of the event will also be LIVE Painting Demonstration by Artist Kiran Jangir who is also a sculptor and exhibiting her works at the show, LIVE performance by visually impaired women from Shreerang Charitable Trust, Display of works by the girls of Salaam Bombay Foundation Art Academy and more.

The inaugural day will be graced by Consul General of France, Her Excellency Ms. Sonia Barbry, Deputy Consul General of Germany, Her Excellency Marja Einig, Consul General of Italy, Her Excellency, Ms. Stefania Costanza, Consul General of Switzerland, His Excellency Mr. Othmar Hardegger & his wife Yvonne,  Consul General of Singapore, His Excellency Mr. Gavin Chay & his wife Pamela, Czech Trade Commissioner,  Mr. & Mrs. Lubos. The diplomats will be engaging in discussions on the art culture, women power and more.

‘Wonder Women’ – Group Art exhibition on the occasion of International Women’s Day

When: From 6th March till 12th March 2021, 11am to 5.30pm

Where: Jolly Art Adda, Jolly Board Ltd, I-Think Techno Campus, Kanjurmarg East, Mumbai.

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