Art created by people with no formal, academic training, but whose works are part of an established tradition of style and craftsmanship; Works of art produced by an indigenous population of a country or region.
Art of people who have had no formal, academic training, but whose works are part of an established tradition of style and craftsmanship.
art created by artists who have little or no formal art education. Folk artists may work within established traditions (as did retablo artists )or innovate their own distinct art forms. Folk artists often demonstrate great ingenuity and creativity in overcoming technical limitations.
Art made by people who have had little or no formal schooling in art. Folk artists often make works of art using techniques that have been handed down through many generations.
A style portraying the lives of the common people of a certain region. It generally covers decorative crafts and painting or sculpture produced for practical reasons.
Folk art is typically created by artists who are not formally trained. It is often primitive in nature and is an expression of the artist's cultural roots. (eBay category)
Works of a culturally homogeneous people without formal training, generally according to regional traditions and involving crafts.
generally refers to artworks created by individuals who have little or no formal academic training in fine art
Primitive art, by an untrained artist who paints in the common tradition of his community and reflects the life style of the people. Also called ‘Outsider art' & ‘Art brut'.
handicrafts and ornamental works produced by people with no formal art training but trained in traditional techniques often handed down through generations and of a specific region.
Traditional representations, usually bound by conventions in both form and content, of a folkloric character and usually made by persons without institutionalized training.
See naive art.
Amateur art. Most popular are early 20th century examples and older. Also known as "primitives," folk art is characterised by an unsophisticated, simple look, often very rustic, untrained, and even unbalanced. "Quaint" is the primary buzzword here.
Genre of art of unknown origin that reflects traditional values of a society.
Art made by people who are untrained as artists that often takes the form of traditional decoration and functional forms that reflect a particular culture.
A traditional art originating among the common people of a nation or region.
Any, untrained, nonacademic or unschooled style of painting.
Folk Art describes a wide range of objects that reflect the craft traditions, and traditional social values, of various social groups. Folk art is generally produced by people who have little or no academic artistic training and use established techniques and styles of a particular region or culture. Along with painting, sculpture, and other decorative art forms, some also consider utilitarian objects such as tools and costume as folk art.