Понедельник, 22 октября 2018
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Badartch Tumurbaatar

Badartch Tumurbaatar
Монголия, Улан-Батор

Badartch Tumurbaatar

Монголия, Улан-Батор

President of Union of Mongolian Artists

Union of Mongolian Artists "UMA"

Established in 1942, the Union of Mongolian Artists is the largest, national, non-profit, arts organization which aims to promote Mongolian fine art and art crafts. The main goal of the "UMA" is to promote the works of Mongolian artists in Mongolia and overseas and to assist international collaboration of Mongolian artists with their international partners. All the activities of the "UMA" are intended to contribute in the development of fine art in Mongolia.

The Union has membership of more than 600 artists and has sections of painting, graphic art, sculpture, murals and traditional crafts. Many well known Mongolian artists and art historians are members of the UMA.The Governing Board consists of nine artists, Chairman, and Vice Chairmanelected from the Union congress are responsible to provide leadership and management to the "UMA". The Congress convenes every three years. The "UMA" carries out annual public and sales exhibitions in Mongolia named "Spring" to promote innovative ideas and young artists, "Beautiful Mongolia" for sale, "Autumn" to acknowledge a best artworks of a year, "Best artworks of a year" by masterpieces of UMA prize winners and other exhibitions abroad. Every year UMA awards artists for their artistic achievements and for the best work of art produced.

The "UMA" owns centrally located Art Centre with facilities for Art Gallery, Art shop and Art Studio House with capacity of more than 50 private studios for its members. The "UMA" has branches in every provinces and major cities in Mongolia and has close collaboration with the Institute of Fine Art at the University of Arts and Culture.

The "UMA" is a member of International Association of Art (IAA) and International Organization of Folk Art (IOV/IOFA), a division of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization "UNESCO".