Art Exhibition at vibhuthi art gallery, Udupi
Udupi, Nov 2: The young students of Manipal School of Art exhibited their paintings at Vibhuthi Art Gallery, Chitrakala Mandira, City Bus Stand, Udupi recently (from 3rd October to 3rd November, 2016). The exhibition was inaugurated by Nadoja K P Rao, who stressed the need of learning under a Guru and exhibiting the paintings to get feedback of the society. Dr. Virupaksha Devaramane, Psychiatrist described the use of fine art in mental health and how it helps one in gaining self confidence. Sri Baikady Janardhan Achar, retired Teacher explained that fine art makes human beings wholesome and helps one to get away from vices. Sri Nagaraja Acharya, Jeweller wished success to the exhibition. Sri K L Bhat, senior artist presided over the function.
More than 40 paintings were exhibited, which were well received by the public of Udupi. Some notable participating student-artists were Dhairya Shah, Arpita P, Samaashrita Addoor, Prajna Acharya from Little Rock Indian School, Vignesh Prabhu, Madava Kripa School, Suyesh, Vimal and Vaibhav from Indrali English Medium High School, Sunil Patil, TA Pai EMH School, Akshata Acharya, GHS, Volakadu and Shashank SVSPUC, Katapadi.
Chitrakala Mandira College of Visual Art, celebrated it's golden jubilee in the year 2014-15. The College offers Bachelor in Visual Art(BVA) degree in Drawing and Painting and is affiliated to the Kannada University, Hampi. Chitrakala Mandira, has produced more than 2000 Artists, Drawing Teachers and Entrepreneurs in the region. In the last three years, three alumni of this College were given best Teacher awards in the district, state and national levels.