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Hyundai India Foundation Elevates Artistic Talent with ‘Art for Hope’ 2024 Grantees

Gurugram, January 10, 2024: Hyundai Motor India Foundation (HMIF), the philanthropic arm of Hyundai Motor India Ltd., has proudly announced 40 recipients of its ‘Art for Hope’ 2024 initiative. This flagship program, now in its third edition, is designed to democratize access to the arts, fostering talent in youth, women, and local artists. Reflecting Hyundai’s global ethos of ‘Progress for Humanity’, ‘Art for Hope’ covers a diverse array of fields including Visual Art, Digital Arts, Performance Arts, Folk Traditional Arts, and Community Arts.

Puneet Anand, AVP & Vertical Head – Corporate Affairs at Hyundai Motor India Ltd., congratulated the winners, expressing enthusiasm for the continued display of extraordinary creativity. “At Hyundai, we view art as a crucial driver of progress. ‘Art for Hope’ bridges the gap between the aspirations of artists and their achievements, elevating them through our support. As we enter the third year of this initiative, we are thrilled to see even grander artistic expressions and are confident that our grantees will make the most of this opportunity, following in the footsteps of past beneficiaries,” he remarked.

A significant addition this year is the introduction of 10 grants specifically for specially-abled artists under the ‘Ability for Dignity’ program. This new segment, coupled with unique artist management and virtual upskilling training, aims to offer inclusive and bias-free sustainable income opportunities for these artists and their caregivers.

The selection of grantees was overseen by an esteemed jury panel, comprising Mr. Aditya Arya, Founder – Trustee and Director of Museo Camera Center for Photographic Arts, Gurugram; Ms. Kanchan Chander, a renowned contemporary artist and printmaker; Ms. Seema Kohli, a celebrated artist, sculptor, and poet; Mr. Kranti Sambhav, Editor at Overdrive; and Mr. Raghuwanshi Pratap Singh, AVP & Vertical Head – Voice of Customer Group, National Service at Hyundai Motor India Ltd. The jury brought their extensive expertise and insight to the rigorous selection process of ‘Art for Hope’ 2024, ensuring the identification of truly deserving talents in the art world.

All the grantees of ‘Art for Hope’ 2024:

1Octave Foundation, Imphal, Manipur
2AYUSH, Adivasi Yuva Shakti, Dahanu, Maharashtra
3Leesa Mohanty and Team, Bhubhaneshwar, Odisha
4Siddharth Puri, Bharat Kumar, Shaishav Singhal, Tarit Khanna, Vikas Kapahi,  New Delhi
5Manoj Bhatt & Ritwik Arora, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh
6Smriti Rastogi, Delhi
7Srabani Baskey and Team, Prurulia, West Bengal
8Gurpreet Singh Rattan,  Dehradun, Uttrakhand
9Poornima Sardana, Sonipat, Haryana
10Akash Biswas, Diglipur, Andaman And Nicobar Island
11Samvit Joshi, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
12Dhruv Poddar, Guwahati, Assam
13Suman Chandra, Birbhum, West Bengal
14Shikha Patel, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
15Lakshay Kumar
16Neeraj Singh Khandka, New Delhi
17Saif Ahmad, Ranchi, Jharkhand
18Nishchay Thakur, Katangi, Madhya Pradesh
19Jasmi Paldiya, Surat, Gujarat
20Dheeraj Vasanta Jadhav, Talegaon, Maharashtra
21Rohan Kuntale, Pune, Maharashtra
22Shubham Tiwari, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
23Gaurang Naik, Curchorem, Goa
24Ankur Yadav, Behror, Rajasthan
25Isaiprakash, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
26Akshaya, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
27Skarma Sonam Tashi, Leh
28Anil Thambaij, Kasargod,
29Afzal Adeeb Khan, Patna, Bihar
30Sewali Deka, Kamrup, Assam
31Shivlal, Gurugram, Haryana
32Rupak Munje, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
33Rahul Wahi, New Delhi
34Korok Biswal, Kolkata, West Bengal
35Ritika Gupta, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
36Velmurugan R, Madurai, Tamil Nadu
37Aishwarya A, Bengaluru, Karnataka
38Lokesh V, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
39K S Simron Raj, Thuruvallue, Tamil Nadu
40Varun Naren, Mumbai, Maharashtra
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