Tribal Arts

SamataSoul aims to shine a spotlight on the beauty of traditional Indian folk art, and make it more accessible for discerning collectors in the region. While there are many varieties of the noble form, we have selected a few to begin our showcase. We will be adding tribal art from across the world, and our objective is to help these tribal communities to continue practicing their art by making it financially worthwhile for them.

India might not be the first place one thinks of when considering indigenous or tribal art, but maybe it should be. With its rich heritage and cultural diversity, the country is home to 645 ethnic tribes, most of whom capture their history using different art forms. It would be quite impossible to picture how colorless and mundane our world would be without these traditional expressions. Here are a few examples: