Washington State Heritage Arts Apprenticeship program announces participants

Indian art master, Deepti Agrawal of Bothell, will teach apprentice Rohini Mathur, the classical visual Indian art of Madhubani painting.

The Center for Washington Cultural Traditions—a folklife and traditional arts program of Humanities Washington, presented in partnership with the Washington State Arts Commission—is excited to announce selections for the Washington State Heritage Arts Apprenticeship Program.

For the program’s inaugural year (July 2018-June 2019), 10 pairs of masters and apprentices across the state will meet in an effort to support traditional cultures. These skilled and experienced Master Artists and Tradition Bearers will work with and mentor one Apprentice each, teaching skills related to some tradition in their community, in an effort to conserve that tradition and allow it to thrive in future generations.

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