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Global Handwashing Day 2020

At the occasion of the global handwashing day on October 15th, 2020, Swapna Augustine, one of India’s most talented foot painting artists gave a unique message. Handwashing is the easiest and most effective way of prevent infections. Savlon Swatsh, a leading Indian hygiene product company in partnership with the Indian Mouth and Foot Painting Artists

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Auction of 79 mouth- or foot painted pictures

In difficult times it is important to support those who need help most. In the wake of the Corona pandemic, much of the economy in the north-eastern provinces of Brazil has come to a standstill. “Amigos do Bem”, an important aid organisation, has been working for the poorer class of the population in Brazil for

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Streets of Hope Projekt

Aaron Yeo Kwok Chian, mouth painter from Singapore has submitted a digital copy of his painting ‘Flowers’ to the Streets of Hope project. “Streets of Hope” is a unique project that aims to inspire and encourage the people of Singapore with physical and virtual art. It was initiated by the National Arts Council Singapore. His

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The versatility of a talented foot painter

Xiao Feng Gui was born on February 17, 1975 in Qianjin Village, in the province of Zhejiang. As a child, he lost his arms through an electric shock. He quickly learned to write with his feet and take care of himself. With the immersion in art, he found his own luck in calligraphy, painting and

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Nomination of Stjepan Perkovic

  The Croatian foot painter Stjepan Perkovic was nominated for the “Vecernjakov pecat” award this year. This event honours people from public life in this part of Europe for special merits. Due to the coronavirus epidemic, this year’s edition took place in a slightly modified format without the presence of the public, with a live

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#BocaPieChallenge #MouthandFootChallenge

Dear Artist In the week prior to eastern we start with #BocaPieChallenge #MouthandFootChallenge, an action through which we will launch a series of artistic challenges painting different motifs with the mouth or with the foot. For this, we need you dear artists to carry out simple video tutorials, explaining the technique to be used to

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Artists meeting in India

The artists’ meeting 2020 was organized in Bengaluru. The three-day event (February 21, 2020 – February 23, 2020) was extremely productive for the Indian artists. 17 Indian artists from different states and their families were present. Everyone was enthusiastic and the presence of Tom Yendell provided additional motivation for the artists. On the first day

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Exhibition in the retirement community of Ganei Tikva

The Mediterranean Towers chain has been the leading and most innovative chain in the field of retirement communities in Israel for the past thirty years. It is a home for the older people. The people live in their own small apartments and are fully cared for by doctors and nurses. Each house offers a variety

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Exhibition of the Italian mouth painter Bruno Carati in Lugano

From 7 to 13 December 2019 the gallery ‘ART… on paper” in Lugano hosted the solo exhibition ‘Bruno Carati: my painterly life. Simply without hands’ took place. Around 25 works in the exhibition document the extraordinary artistic and human history of Bruno Carati. During the exhibition opening Bruno Carati showed his skills. Mario Famlonga, Director

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For Mouth & Foot Painting Artists, anything really is possible

In the last edition of the Sunday Morning Show, the US television channel CBS visited mouth and foot painting artists in North America and reported on their activities. The report impressively explains how mouth and foot painters around the world earn an income through their artistic development and the support of publishers. This helps the

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Exhibition in Tervuren, Belgium

The Belgian foot painter Sarah Talbi will be exhibiting her paintings with seven other artists at the Charlotte Van Lorreinen Art Gallery in Tervuren until 22 December 2019. The opening took place on 07 December 2019 and was attended by many guests. The exhibition mainly shows pictures with landscapes that remind us of the beauty

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Children’s book Danny’s dream

In October 2019, the UK publishing house launched a magical new children’s book.called Danny’s Dream. The story is about a young boy who has dreams of becoming an Olympic champion athlete but a tragic accident dramatically changes his life.  The book was illustrated by UK artist Ian Parker, working with author, Victor Margiotta. Incorporating 34

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Art exhibition at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg

French mouth and foot painters had the honour of exhibiting their works at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg from 22 to 26 October 2019. Charming, exciting, extraordinary – these are just some of the adjectives heard during the exhibition. “The possibility of organizing an exhibition of our paintings in such a place is associated

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Exhibition in Egypt

The Egyptian Mouth and Foot Painter Reda Ahmed Attia Fadl took part in the exhibition “Our Heritage” at the Egyptian International Exhibition Centre in Nasr City from 2 to 6 October 2019.  The exhibition was opened by Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the Egyptian President. During a personal conversation, Reda Ahmed Attia Fadl presented the President with

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Vernissage and exhibition of the German mouth painter Lars Höllerer

Lars Höllerer, mouth painter from Germany, will exhibit 32 new paintings with the motto “Bodensee und me(h)r” at the Galerie Gunzoburg in Überlingen Germany from November 03 to November 28, 2019. The exhibition shows paintings made of oil and acrylic. The art exhibition will open on Sunday 03. November at 11:00 am. Opening hours: Tuesday

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Spanish Lottery

On 5 September, on the occasion of the International Day of Mouth-and Foot Painters, the new ONCE lottery coupons with the international logo of the mouth and foot painting artists appeared in Spain.  ONCE is a social organisation for the blind and disabled that sells coupons in addition to the Spanish state lottery. That is

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Nothing is impossible

From 9 to 19 October 2019 the personal exhibition of the Italian mouth painter Santina Portelli will take place in the Casa della Psicologia at the Piazza Castello in Milan. Santina Portelli called the exhibition “Nothing is impossible” for a special reason. I’ve mentioned this phrase “nothing is impossible” so many times in my life

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New board member

On the assembly in Rio de Janeiro on September  25th 2019, the mouth painter Ann-Lund Wahlberg from Denmark was elected to the board of the VDMFK. Together with the other board members, she will guide the policy of VDMFK during the next six years. An honourable but also very demanding role. The management congratulates and

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14th Covenant of Delegates in Rio de Janeiro

The Association of Mouth and Foot Painting Artists in the World e.V. (VDMFK) held its 14th Delegates’ Convention in Rio de Janiero from 23 September to 26 September 2019. A highlight of the event was undoubtedly the international exhibition in the marvelous premises of the Cidade des Artes, where more than 100 art works painted

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