Working with the best

Lost Indian Art believes in collaboration for development. We are proud to work with those who share our vision to revive the Indian art industry. We procure from social entrepreneurs, NPOs and NGOs that work on a grassroots level to overcome complex challenges faced by Indian artisans. We are glad to enlist our partners.

  • Tejas Soni – Winner of many prestigious international awards, Tejas Soni has done commendable work for the revival of Dhokra, Dhalai, Naqqashi and other traditional crafts. His timeless designs and hard work towards a genuine cause makes him truly inspirational. It is for his love of crafts that Dhokra is on a global platform instead of gathering dust in museums.

  • Padmaja and Sunil Jalihal – They are the founders of Heart for art, a Public Charitable Trust that promotes the traditional Arts and Crafts of India. They work direclty with the best artisans in India and help them get a global platform. They have helped in revival of some of the most ignored crafts like Bidriware, Dhokra, Kottan, Channapatna, Navalgund, Longpi, Jaipur and many other Indian arts and crafts.

  • Junaid Shahdar – This 26 ¬†year old stands as an example to all of us. He is working towards solving 2 biggest problems of Kashmir, unemployment and deteriorating art and craft industry. He has started a venture to protect and promote Pashmina. His venture is taking Pashmina to new heights while creating employment opportunities for the artisans.

  • Arifa Jan – Highly moved by the woes of Namda artisans, Arifa decided to revive the art. It was not an easy journey especially being a woman working in conflict torn Kashmir but she only got stronger with her struggles and has since helped the art and the artisans tremendously. Talented yet very humble, Arifa has also been awarded¬†US Citizenship Eligibility Certificate.