JKAACL ensures support for such initiatives aimed at promoting indigenous art forms of J&K


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National Art Camp ends in Srinagar

Srinagar: The 5-day National Art Camp, which started on Sunday at the newly renovated Art Gallery of the Sher Garhi complex, ended here today.

No less than 22 artists from all over India participated in the camp and exhibited their unique artistic creations.

The event was organized by the Academy of Arts, Culture and Languages ​​of Jammu and Kashmir at Srinagar Art Gallery as part of the ongoing Iconic Week festival as part of the celebration of Azadi KaAmrit Mahotsav.

Relevantly, this art museum was opened by the Lieutenant Governor on August 15 of this year in the newly renovated Old Assembly Complex, where the historic stone building dedicated to works of art stands. full-time.

Noted theater and television personality, MK Raina called the holding of the national painting camp and exhibition in Srinagar a step towards bringing the valley to light. He said that Jammu and Kashmir has a rich tradition of fine arts and holding such camps would greatly increase UT’s rich treasury of works of art.

Some of those who participated in the All India event include Jagmohan Mathodya, K. Gill, Sanjay Roy, Vishakha Apte, Sabia Khan, Dr. AK Dixit, Chanchal Gangoly, Kishor Shankar and Vasant Vishnu. Those who participated within UT included Arshad Saleh, Masood Tabish, Yousuf Naqshbandi and Naushad Gayoor among others.

Along with prominent national and local artists, several aspiring artists from across the valley also participated in the 5-day event, which was the first of its kind in the art museum complex.

Sharing his perspective on the event, Academy Additional Secretary Sanjeev Rana said that JKAACL will continue to support such initiatives aimed at promoting UT’s indigenous art forms.

The event was coordinated by the Academy’s Deputy Exhibition Director, Irshad Ahmad, while the proceedings of the event were led by Pahari Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Farooq Anwaar Mirza.


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