Ranthambhore School of Art in India enjoys a growing reputation
for the quality of wildlife art produced by its artists.
mother and cub
as the home of the endangered Royal Bengal tiger, it's only natural
that Ranthambhore artists should concentrate on the most striking
of big cats.
for their work has come from many prominent artists, including David
Shepherd, Michael Jackson and Alan Hunt.
of their work have been held across Europe, and the work of Ranthambhore
artists have been sold at Sotheby's and Christies.
Ranthambhore artists are a part of a growing genre towards contemporary
wildlife art, mainly portraying the tiger in its natural habitat.
now art lovers in Shropshire are going to get the chance to experience
these pictures at first hand when they are exhibited at Ludlow Assembly
in common with other exhibitions by the Ranthambhore artists, the
Ludlow exhibition, called arTiger, will raise money to help save
the Bengal tiger from extinction.
of the proceeds from the sale of pictures is donated to the Ranthambhore
National Park, which is a tiger reserve.
runs at Ludlow Assembly Rooms from 21st June to 5th July 2003.