Jamshedpur, Jan. 5: The 4th Yearly Art Camp hosted by Off The Wall Art Gallery began at Supercentre, Kalimati Road, Sakchi on Thursday, January 5.
This time 15 eminent artists from Chandigarh, Kullu, Patna, Kolkata, Varanasi, Ranchi & Dhanbad are taking part in the camp where carefully selected contemporary works will reflect the vibrancy and diversity of genres, themes and forms. Many in Jamshedpur will see the works of these artists, individually for the first time and definitely, collectively under one roof.
Divya Taneja, owner of ‘Off the Wall’ art gallery, said, ‘Off the Wall’ is providing a platform for upcoming and Junior Artists of Jamshedpur to work in close proximity with and appreciate the works of peers and seniors from different backgrounds and different parts of the country; learn skills and techniques.
At the same time providing school and college students the scope to work under the guidance of some of the leading artists of the country, be exposed to a plethora of artistic visions and to pursue their interests in a more knowledgeable manner, added Taneja.
She further informed that there will be a Sit & Draw Art competition on January 8, 2017 from 8:30 – 10:30 am for all School and College Level students.
Distinguished pan-Indian list of artists including Parbinder Lal from Chandigarh ; Naveen Dhiman from Kullu ,Himachal Pradesh ; Dr. Chandrabhushan Srivastava from Patna ; Subrata Roy Choudhary from Dhanbad; Haren Thakur and Praween Karmakar from Ranchi; Shyamal Sikdar, Biraj Paul, Indrani Acharya & Sanjoy Banerjee from Kolkata ; Anil Kumar and Manti Sharma from Varanasi; and last but not the least Mukta Gupta, Uttam Mallick , Anupam Pal , Raja Mukhi & Prabir Shaw from Jamshedpur will showcase their artistic flavor.
The Art Camp & show is curated by city based artist Prabir Shaw.
Artists with distinctive styles and of different generations, they work on different mediums and explore themes that reflect the vibrant diversity of contemporary India, taking inspiration from abstract minimalism to rich mythology and global-desi pop culture. Art lovers can see canvases, watch artists in action and learn more about the heart of art at the Art Camp.