Abhivyakti Ek Prayaas.. 18th Annual Art Exhibition 2018

18th Annual Art Exhibition 2017-18

     Abhivyakti Ek Prayas

The Annual Art Exhibition- “Abhivyakti Ek Prayas” has been a creative tradition for over a decade and is the culminating event in the artistic calendar of the Department of Visual Arts. It is the main platform for the under graduate and post graduate students of the department. This annual art exhibition is continuing since last 18 years at Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur. This event facilitates interaction of young artists with the world outside and serves to combine their classroom experiences of creative expression with the rare world of arts. The 18th annual art exhibition 2017-8 was again organized at JKK, Jaipur from 20 Feb- 23 February, 2018. Students from all the streams like Painting, Applied Arts, Sculpture, Print Making and Photography took participate in the show. The inauguration of the show was done by the Guest of honour Dr. Ashvin M. Dalvi, Chairman, Rajasthan Lalit Kala Akademi, Jaipur. Audiences from various art fields, schools, colleges, art studios, art galleries and people linked with art market enjoyed an impressive body of students’ artworks in photography (B/W & Coloured), painting (Oil, Tempera, Mural, Mix Media etc.), drawing, sculpture, two-dimensional design, Mosaic, illustration, caricature, printmaking, etc. Every year students practice and experiment with different techniques of art. In total, 185 students of Department of Visual Arts displayed around 1500 artwork in various fields of art in this year’s exhibition. Dr. Ashok Gupta, Vice-Chancellor, IIS University, congratulated all the participants for their untiring efforts towards putting this exhibition together. Such show introduces them to professional practices they will come across in their field, such as working with a gallery, preparing and then displaying their work for exhibition and engaging in the jurying process that is essential for an emerging artist. This is a necessary component for resume building and establishing themselves as practicing artists once they graduate or transfer to a four-year college.