International Art Exhibition dedicated to frontline warriors inaugurated

JAMMU: The 9th International Art Exhibition (Online) organized by the Jammu & Kashmir Centre for Creative Arts (JKCCA), Jammu was inaugurated by T S Batra, a senior artist & former Principal, Institute of Music & Fine Arts (IMFA), University of Jammu, today.
Pt. Kewal K Sharma, President JKCCA was the Guest of Honour on the inaugural ceremony. The exhibition has been dedicated to the frontline warriors of the COVID-19 Pandemic to acknowledge their services for the cause of the humanity.
According to O P Sharma, Director, JKCCA, ‘JKCCA has made efforts to organize the 9th International Art Exhibition (Online), displaying the art of 100 artists of 16 states of the country and other countries of the world, will be a rich tributes to the frontline warriors who are working day & night for the wellness of the people of the whole world.’
The exhibition has been divided into two segments i.e. Invitees’ Section and Artists’ Section. The participants in the artists category include artists from Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, New Delhi, Uttera Khand, Utter Pradesh, Ggujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Assam, Maharashtra, Talengana and Karnataka. These artists are Jasleen Singh, Amrit Kaur, Ashok Mehra, Santosh Tiku, Bodh Raj Baldhotra, Archana Choudhary, Sireesha Srinivas, Madhavi Sharma, Jammu, O P Sharma, Kamal Nain Bhan, Isha Sharma and others
The artists included in the invitees’ section are V S Rahi and Dr. A K Dixit, New Delhi, N D Jamwal, Gokel Dembi, M A Mehboob and Jang S. Verman, J&K, Prof. Sunil Saxena, Prof. (Dr.) Saroj Rani and Dr. Rekha Kakkar, UP, Ashok Gupta, UA, Bandana Nath, Assam, Neena Singh, MR, G Y Gari, AP, and Fareha Zeba and Mini Karim, Bangla Desh.
In his message T S Batra said the works displayed in the exhibition are the collection of expressions of the artists on various themes in different mediums & techniques, and a reflection of what is happening in the world of art at global level.
The art works displaying the divergent styles, techniques and expressions by the artists, in varied art genres would be visible in the 9th International Art Exhibition (online), curated by O P Sharma, Director, JKCCA.