Folk Art Paintings(377 items)
Welcome to Novica's Folk Art Painting Gallery! We hope you enjoy exploring our folk art paintings below:
Featured Review on Folk Art Paintings
"Silver Bo Tree"
Lovely! Well done and very original and aesthetic Can't wait to hang this up in my home. :). Highly recommended.
"For my paintings, I like the northern Thai style because I was born here - it's always in my way of thinking and in my heart."
Popular Folk Art Paintings
Madhubani painting, "Angry Goddess Kali"
Kali ma takes the form of an angry goddess in this Madhubani painting by Devendra Kumar Jha. According to Hindu mysticism, Lord Shiva is the creator while his consort Kali is the destroyer. She dances on her prostrate husband while holding the heads of demons. The artist creates these powerful images using crushed wet rice and natural colors on handmade paper.
As each painting is an individual creation, each is unique. Colors and motifs may vary slightly from the picture.
Traditional Northern Thai Floral Painting, "Northern Thai Delight"
A beautiful symmetry enhances the beauty of this elegant floral painting. Working in acrylics on canvas, Noppadon Kamkong exalts the artistic style of or Northern Thailand. Applications of shimmering gold leaf contrast splendidly with the red and black background.
Folk Art Painting of a Cultural Festival from Guatemala, "The Flying Pole in Chichica..."
Gathered in front of the church in Chichicastenango, Guatemala, local townspeople enjoy a tradition known as or "the flying pole." Inspired by pre-Hispanic traditions, the flying pole is a performance where dancers swing from ropes atop a giant pole. Vicente Simaj paints this folk art composition, using his work to capture the culture and history of his country. in Spanish.
The Folk Art Painting
Our collection of folk art paintings features various styles, ranging from realist paintings to abstract paintings. Themes may include the spiritual and religious paintings, such as Christian feasts, Akan rituals and Buddhist celebrations, to the age-old folk art painting styles of India – Madhubani, Pichwai, and Miniature Paintings.
Visit Novica's online gallery of folk art paintings and become enchanted with the unique work of talented artists from across the globe. Some have undertaken formal training, others are self-taught -- all of them were born with an envious artistic instinct.