Limited edition: 1 of 20
A large gallery-quality giclée print of Jambavan from Forbidden Forest, an award-winning exhibition that reimagines mythological creatures from South Asian folklore.*
About Jambavan जाम्बवन
The Wise Sloth Bear
A wise and kind sloth bear bearing the gift of long life and divine foresight. In his previous life, Jambavan was the King of the Himalayas. He was a brilliant leader, an able strategist, and formidable opponent to the most fierce demons. Jambavan is commonly portrayed as a strong, but gentle servant to the greater good. He reminds us all to slow down and to live a life of service to others, just as he did before retiring to the forest as a wise, old bear.
*Limited edition prints only ship to Canada and USA | Free shipping*
Limited edition of 20, hand signed and numbered on the front
Gallery-quality giclée art print on heavy weight 250gsm smooth matte paper printed with archival pigment inks for an ultra-bright and vibrant finish
Printed in and shipped from Toronto
Exhibition size print 24” x 36”
Frame not included
Printed narrative 3.5" x 9"
Carefully packaged and shipped together in a poster tube
Numbered limited edition holographic seal on the back
Includes a written narrative describing the folklore behind this creature
Paying it forward
Paying it forward
5% of proceeds from every limited edition print will be donated to World Animal Protection. You can visit their website for more information: worldanimalprotection.ca
Award winning illustrations
This illustration series was awarded Juror’s Choice and People’s Choice Award for Best Exhibition at Canada’s leading (and largest) annual design festival, DesignTO.
Why we made this
Each creature is a window into how our ancestors interpreted the world. Each artwork creates an opportunity to exchange stories across generations and cultures.
Open edition prints
This print is also available as an open edition giclée art print in two sizes (8 x 10” & 12 x 16”) with international shipping options.
- A gallery-quality giclée art print
- Printed with archival inks on 100% cotton rag archival paper
- Prints are listed by sheet size and feature a minimum one-inch border
Open edition prints are not signed or limited in number
All the artwork in one deck
After winning the Juror’s Choice and People’s Choice Award for Best Exhibition at Canada’s leading (and largest) annual design festival, we decided to make the whole collection of Forbidden Forest available as a deck of playing cards.