The fourth edition of The Cartist Festival 2018 took place at the Hotel Clarks's Amer, Jaipur. It witnessed enthusiastic participation of people and more than 200 Artists from across the country. This year, the festival aimed to create awareness on environmental conservation, sustainability and recycling by curating installations from old recycled auto parts. Panel discussions focused on art culture, social and art education discourse by renowned Artists, Padma Shri Sculpture Artist Rajender Tiku, Nikunj Sanghi, Nitasha Jaini. Workshops were organized on Charcoal Painting by Artist Set Kumar, Photography by Chintu Pathak, Phad Painting Workshops by Nandu Sharma, Calligraphy by Harishankar Bhalotia, Printmaking by artist Deepak, Paper cutting by Artist Kuldeep. Cars were painted and Artists worked live on canvasses, school students participated. Cartist introduced Cultural nights to this year festival by presenting renowned Artists, Gazi Khan Baner Musical Night that was a majestic and left audience in disbelief with his vocal renditions of Rajasthani Folk Songs. Dance performance by world-renowned Padma Shri Gulabo was fueled with energy and emotions.
Honorable Governor of Rajasthan, Shri Kalyan Singh was the Guest of honor at the award ceremony of The Cartist Festival. Additional Chief Secretary- Khemraj, Commissioner & Secretary Higher Education Rajasthan- Ashutosh A.T. Padnekar, OSD to Honourable Governor of Rajasthan Ajay Shankar Pandey, Devashish Pushti, Principal Secretary to Governor and Governor felicitated the students with a certificate of appreciation towards their participation. The awardee artists include Zakir Hussain from Maharashtra, Teerth Patel from Gujarat, and Nikhil Kumar Sharma from Delhi. Honorable Governor applauded the efforts of Cartist to promote art and culture through the medium of Automobile.