Sculptures by artisans-in-training at Atelier for Artists, Bungamati. Woodcarving is a common practice in Bungamati with at least one person per household practicing the craft. Taught by Guru Laxman Tuladhar Maharjan the first group of 7 apprentices trained at the Atelier showcase their skills and learnings.
Atelier for Artists is funded by the Dutch group, Artists for Nepal and jointly implemented by One to Watch Nepal and Kathmandu University School of Arts. It was established in the wake of the earthquakes of 2015 to conduct applied training and workshops with the objective to support local artisans of Bungamati.
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