Indo-Nepal Art Exhibition begins
By A Staff Reporter
Kathmandu, June 21: A five-day Indo-Nepal Visual-Art Exhibition kicked off here at Nepal Art Council, Babar Mahal on Wednesday.
Carmen Renee Berry, the New York Times Best Selling Author, inaugurated the art show jointly organised by Janakpur Art and Craft, Nepal and Gandhrvapur Artist Village Saputara, India.
The exhibition will be showcasing around three dozen artworks of 12 Nepali and 15 Indian artists till June 24.
The participating Nepali artists are Ajit Sah, Devendra Thumkeli, Hari Om Mehta, Kumar Dorje, Manisha Shah, Nar Bahadur Bishwakarma, Rabindra Shrestha, Ramesh Kunwor, Ranju Kumari Yadav, Santosh Rai, Sapana Shah and Saroj Lamichhane.
Similarly, Amita Goswami, Atul Padia, Avani Shah, Bindu Padia, Binita Parekh, Chandrakant Parmar, Greeshma Kothari, Harshana Birari, Lalit Solanki, Nandubhai Rathwa, Ridhi Singh, Sonjaye Maurya, Suryakant Goswami, Trupti Rawal and Vipul Gulati are the artists participating from India.
On the occasion, besides Berry, culture expert Dr. Ram Dayal Rakesh, Nepali artist Ajit Sah and Indian artist Atul Padia had expressed their views on the themes, techniques and genres of the demonstrated artworks and the exhibition’s importance on deepening the Nepal-India multi-dimensional ties.
A one-day art workshop is also scheduled for Thursday at the Art Council during the exhibition.