Elephant art is becoming increasingly common in zoos. There is even the Asian Elephant Art & Conservation Project, an “elephant art academy” in New York, which teaches retired elephants to paint.The most expensive elephant art was Cold Wind, Swirling Mist, Charming Lanna I, realised by a group of elephants at the Maesa Elephant rserve Camp, Chiangmai, in 2005.
It fetched a whopping $39,000 at an auction in Panit Warin (Sinanta, Thailand)
Elephants have showed other creative tendencies including Shanthi who likes to play horn and harmonica:
Source: Guinness World Records