Welcome to the website of the Ethnic Arts Foundation (EAF), a nonprofit 501(c)(3)all volunteer organization.  Founded in 1980 with the mission to encourage and support Mithila art – a centuries old women’s art form in the Mithila region of India bordering Nepal – the EAF is celebrating its 39th year (2019). If you like the art, if you feel that cross cultural understanding and appreciation are more important than ever, we ask that you consider a contribution to the Ethnic Arts Foundation.



ROOM 858

Artfair 14c

Hyatt Regency Hotel

50 Galleries in 50 Rooms

2 Exchange Place, Jersey City

Room 858

March 15 – 17, 2019

For hours and more information: artfair14c.com

Awagami paper supports Mithila Art Institute


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One Hundred and More Stories in Madhubani / Mithila

On March 21, 2017  David Szanton, President of the Ethnic Arts Foundation, received the following email from  Prof. Coralynn Davis at the end of her few months stay in the Madhubani area collecting folktales and stories of women’s lives that will eventually become a public archive.  The project is ambitious, exciting and important so with … Continue reading One Hundred and More Stories in Madhubani / Mithila

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