Mangaluru: Art Kanara Trust, Mangaluru is organising a 3-day Visual Art Workshop and Art Exhibition at the Kodialguthu Centre for Art & Culture, Ballalbagh, here.
January 25, 26 and 27. The Workshop is supported by Karnataka Bank and S. L. Shet Jewellers & Diamond House, Mangaluru. The Visual Art Workshop with an Art Exhibition will be inaugurated on Tuesday January 25 at 9.30 am in the presence of Capt. Ganesh Karnik, Former Member of Karnataka Legislative Council; and M. Prashanth Shet, S.L. Shet Jewelers & Diamond House, Mangaluru.
The Visual Art Workshop, titled Re-looking at Depiction of Land/Landscape in Visual Art, is specially conducted for the art students and emerging artists of rural Karnataka. The purpose of this workshop is to encourage talented students and aspiring young artists from rural areas to pursue their skills further. The workshop will give them exposure to the contemporary art world. Shanthamani Muddaiah, a senior and well known contemporary artist from Bengaluru will be mentoring the workshop. The workshop is also a space for the young artists to extend dialogue with the artists and co-participants.
About 20 students and young artists from Mahalasa College of Visual Art, Mangaluru; Alva’s College of Visual Art, Moodabidri; Chitrakala Mandir, Udupi and Vijaya College of Fine Arts, Gadag will participate in the workshop. The workshop will be held between 9.30 am and 5.30 pm.
An exhibition ‘Artistic Encounters – knowing art and its makers’ will be held along with ongoing workshop. It is brought to Mangaluru by Paradigm Art Foundation with the support of Shenoy Art Foundation, Bengaluru. The purpose of the exhibition is to educate the participants of the workshop about the prevailing contemporary art practices. The works of artists from different parts of the country, including Adip Dutta, Arjun Das, Harish Chennangod, Mani Murugesan, Sanjeev Mirajkar, Shanthamani M., Venugopal V.G. and Vigil will be on display. The exhibition is open to the public between 11.00 am and 7.00 pm.