The first and foremost edition of the Cartist Festival took place at the SMS Convention Center, Rambagh hotels, Jaipur from 18-21 April. It was inaugurated by Honorable Transport Minister Yunus Khan and Bollywood actor Shiney Ahuja. Interactive Talk Sessions were organized by renowned Celebrities, Miniature Art by Padma Shri S. Shakir Ali, Nail Art by Wajid Khan, Monoprints by Atul Sinha, Sculpture Art by Himmat Shah, Photography by Raghu Rai, Art History by Johny ML .
More than 150 Young art students from prestigious colleges took active participation to learn new skills in different art forms; paintings, sculptures, clay, photography, installation, sketching etc. Workshops on Caricature, photography, calligraphy, vintage car restoration, natural color making, monoprint, automobile art were organized for school and college students. Jaipur city witnessed such grand event for the first time when artists were given a platform to display their skills and public got to interact with the experts from diverse art forms under one roof. Cartist Automobile art festival 2015 became India’s first Automobile Art Festival. The artworks created by artists including metal sculptures, paintings, fiber body installation etc. were exhibited at the ITC Rajputana Sheraton from 22-24 April 2015.