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The Art Outreach Society (TAOS) is an award-winning non-profit organisation
incorporated in 2016 with the aim of promoting the arts and providing a
platform for art education, mental health and community building.
We work toward social and individual change through creativity and the arts.
Using innovative methodology, we are helping revolutionize art education
across the country through various projects and have worked with over 1845
women and 1024 students.

And we’re just getting started!


Promote and develop artistic practices to provide
multidimensional dialogues between society and artists.
Facilitate physical, mental, and emotional healing through art.
Drive societal change through art and culture, art education.



Art Education Project
across 13000 schools in Kerala.
Collaboration with Education Department, Government of Kerala


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South India Women Achiever's Award

presented to TAOS Founder Tanya Abraham
Syrafill, Hyderabad


Social Innovator Award

presented to TAOS Founder Tanya Abraham
“e unnathi”, Women’s Conclave


Iconic Women Creating
Change Award

presented to TAOS Founder Tanya Abraham
World Economic Forum, Birmingham, UK


NGO Leadership Award

presented to TAOS 2017presented to TAOS
World CSR Day Tanya Abraham


“The art therapy workshop by Edmundo Santos helped me to let go of thoughts which no longer served
me, to connect with people more compassionately and with less judgement and more
understanding, to feel grateful for abundance I possess and to forgive those
whom I feel have wronged me. It also helped me forgive, appreciate and
love myself more. At the end of the workshop, I could see clearly a promising future unfolding before me.”

Gayathri Jayan,
Chartered Accountant

“I witnessed great improvements in a special needs child’s abilities
at Amaravathy School. Working with art has shown us change can happen.”

Kavitha George
Volunteer and Lead , Amaravathy School

“The students were a little nervous in the beginning, it was the time
for them with art. But the mentors friendly approach and manner
of getting them to understand and express themselves through art, changed the scenario.”

Johnson, Coordinator,
St. Joseph’s LP School Kumbalangi

“There is a marked improvement in the drawing abilities and general
performance of the children. By understanding the concepts of colours,
they are able to visualise poems and other concepts at school easier
and put them down on paper.”

Rosalind Shermy S
Teacher, Amaravathy School, Fort Kochi

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