Folk Art, Sculpture,
Textiles and Jewelry
from India and around the world.
Khazana’s is excited to bring
“Creators to Collectors”
Khazana is thrilled to host four of our fabulous Tree of Life artisans for two weeks of trunk shows and community conversations! Join us in welcoming Thilak Reddy (Kalam Shastra), Rupa Trivedi (Adiv Pure Nature), Bhaskar Chitrakar, and Rajan Vankar to the Twin Cities for a series of events starting July 14, 2022. Follow us on Instagram @khazanamsp and Facebook @KhazanaMinneapolis for regular updates and registration info about these “Creators of Collectors” events.
Khazana (The Urdu word for “treasure”) is a gallery, boutique, and community gathering space located in Minneapolis, MN.
Owner Anju Kataria started collecting treasures from around the world as a child growing up in India, and continues to travel globally to meet and work with passionate craftspeople. Supporting and connecting with local and international artists is at the core of every project at Khazana.
Traditional Kutch Weaving
A 4th generation master weaver from the Sarli village located in the rural Kutch region of India, Rajan Vankar crafts one-of-a-kind textiles.
Depicting everything from the divine to the cheeky, Kalighat painting is a traditional medium that’s ripe for modern insight in the hands of a master artist.
Exquisitely detailed Gujarati kalamkari painting, still rendered by hand in the tradition of eight generations of master craftsmen.
SHAMLU DUDEJA & MALIKA VARMA
Kantha, the famed running-stitch embroidery of Eastern India, is taken to new heights of artistry in the hands of SheKantha’s artisans.
Master Ajrakh Artist
Sufyian Khatri, world class artisan and textile maker, carves his own woodblocks to create intricate and vibrant patterns for his hand-crafted textiles. Khatri’s natural dye block-printing studio is located outside of Bhuj, in the Kutch.
Adiv Pure Nature
Luxurious garments and accessories, created in pursuit of a sustainable fashion supply chain and innovatively using dyed herbs and the floral blessings left at Mumbai temples.
A folk art tradition that carries echoes of the ancient past, Warli rice-paste painting captures the life and traditions of a tribal people.
The art of kalamkari is a multi-step process of hand-painting natural dyes and mordants onto silk and cotton cloth to create beautiful figurative and vegetal motifs.