Forum strives to go beyond the commercial, to be of value to society, to have a wider reach implementing its philosophy of art education, service and awareness.

Since its inception in 1997, Forum Art Gallery founded by artist Shalini Biswajit stands today as one of the country’s distinguished and well-defined center of contemporary art. While the gallery works with artists from all over the country the focus has been on art from the South. At Forum, spread over 3 levels covering almost 4,000 sq.ft, the gallery delivers a holistic art experience – art exhibitions, art consultation, art education and art therapy.

Forum stocks a comprehensive genre of paintings, sculpture, photography and cartoon art andpromotes new media and installation art. With several well documented and curated shows to its credit, the gallery pledges to promote young exciting talents and established ones to create a greater drive towards the popularization of the arts.

Forum endeavors to bring art into the everyday lives of people. Be it in the form of ArtInk, the

gallery’s unique art and craft education program for children and adults, or the exhibitions, seminars and symposium on art that the gallery conducts, its commitment to excellence is foremost.

Partnering with International organizations like The British Council, The American Consulate and The Indo Korean Cultural Centre, Forum has co hosted innovative and prestigious exhibitions that bridge cross cultural borders and bring the art of other nations to India.

Forum is also associated with charitable organizations and hospitals and offers art education to the underprivileged and the mentally challenged. It also reaches out to physically challenged and terminally ill children and imparts art therapy to facilitate healing and experience joy, making it a unique gallery in the Indian visual artscape.

In 2012, Forum Art Gallery looks forward to ICE – Innovation, collaboration and exposure in the national and international art market.

57, Padmanabha Nagar, 5th St.,
Chennai 600020
T: (044) 42115596 / 97

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