The International Year of Batik 2024-25

World-class Batik artists Jonathan Evans, Chairman of the Batik Guild, and his wife Beth welcome you to celebrate the International Year of Batik. What is the Year of Batik you may ask? "It will be a year to promote, publish and legitimize the ancient art of Batik. Exhibitions are planned all over the world—in Italy, Chile, the UK and in the USA where the very first all-American batik show will be staged in Colorado." Find out more about this exciting celebration by clicking through, and to view some of Jonathan and Beth's beautiful Batik art.


From Jonathan and Beth Evans of the Batik Guild:


"Our website, www.batikinternational.com, will highlight batik shows and workshops all over the world. An International multi-category International Batik show will spearhead this exciting year. We will happily advertise and promote all batik exhibitions and workshops.


Batik artists are warmly invited to contribute ideas, their work, videos, and articles about Batik.


Sponsorships and donations are welcomed in exchange for advertising on the website and on all newsletters and promotional materials.


Our organization is seeking a person to help maintain the website which has been sponsored by the Batik Guildwww.batikguild.org.uk. Feel free to contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.."


Click Here, or any of the artwork below, to go to the website and learn more.


Below is a selection of Jonathan and Beth Evan's beautiful Batik art for you to view. AND, be sure to come back on Wednesday, January 10, 2024, when Ricky will be LIVE and in conversation with Jonathan and Beth Jonathan and Beth to discuss the year of celebration in full detail.


Kumaoni Gentleman in Sepias, Batik painting by Jonathan Evans, India




Pahar Ganj Beggar, Batik painting by Jonathan Evans. India




Spanish Peaks Fall, East View, Batik by Beth Evans; Pointillist. Wax resist, Procion dyes on cotton (35" x 27”)




Sweeping the Beach, Batik on cotton by Beth Evans; "One of the women cleaning the beach in Goa, Patnem Beach, India"




Red Leaves, Batik painting by Beth Evans




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