why these three artists raised funds through an exhibition for an orphanage


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Hosted at Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath in Bangalore, the Kala alankar The exhibition featured the paintings of three artists as part of a fundraiser for the Vatsalyapuram Orphanage. See also our compilations of Best quotes on art from 2021 and 2020.

“To the best of our ability, we must all help the poorest in society. Of the proceeds from sales of the exhibition, 25 percent will go to children to further their education and explore their hidden talents, ”explains artist-curator Mamta Bora, in a conversation with Your story.

“The idea is to spread messages like peace of mind, non-violence, good humor and helping others,” she adds. The exhibition presents a range of themes, techniques and styles, on surfaces such as paper, canvas, cardboard and rolls.


Meaning of art

“Art is a way to express the emotions of ourselves and our environment. Art is a creation of our thoughts. It’s a way of giving back to society what we have accomplished ”, artist based in Bengaluru Ritu Sondh Explain.

Art teaches us to be patient, humble, calm, creative and meditative. “Through art, we can teach people all of these positive traits that help build a healthy society,” she adds. Art brings satisfaction and peace of mind in an increasingly busy society.

Ritu’s works mainly present nature and popular culture, in oil, acrylic and pen. “My new passion is mandala art, which is also an ancient form, ”she describes.

Ritu Sondh

For the exhibiting artist Deepika Bhansali Jain, art is a source of happiness, satisfaction and calm. “Art channels my thoughts in a constructive way, and audience appreciation gives me a sense of accomplishment,” she says.

“Art is my healer, my savior in times of distress and frustration, my anti-stress. My art helps me build my identity in social circles. It gives me the opportunity to connect many others with art, thus helping them to manage their stress as well, ”enthuses Deepika.

“I try to create works of art that are easy for an ordinary person to understand, that looks good and that is affordable for a larger segment of society,” she adds.

Deepika fuses mandala art with abstract shapes. “I have experimented with expressionism and semi-realistic works. I explored mandala with alcohol inks on canvas, ”she describes. She posted rural Rajasthan themed artwork at the exhibition, as well as fluid summaries and pichwai The painting.

Deepika bhansali jain

Art appreciation

Deepika calls for a greater appreciation of art in society through accessible and affordable platforms, and so that art is not seen as a precious commodity for the elite classes. More business support is needed, as well as encouragement for emerging artists.

“The exploitation of artists must be controlled and stopped. The media must play a more favorable role for artists. The public must respect the efforts of the artists and not try to haggle, ”she advises.

“Artists need encouragement and support from the public on their journey. Believe in our art and give us the chance to adorn your spaces with our original art, ”she insists.

Art plays an important role in raising awareness peace, security for women and respect for nature. “Such work will garner appreciation from society and support from government and private platforms,” adds Mamta.

Ritu calls for a greater appreciation of art in society through public exhibition, exhibitions, newsletters and media coverage. “It will help people understand the art and the artist’s hard work,” she suggests.

“The public can do wonders for artists. Visiting their exhibitions motivates them to work more. Many folk arts only gained popularity thanks to a good audience, ”she says.

Journey to success

Mamta explains that success for her comes from the appreciation, suggestions and criticism of renowned artists. “Doing our best is the main driver of success, while awards and honors also help,” she says. His works are priced at Rs 5,000 to Rs 50,000.

Deepika’s success comes from the satisfaction and happiness of performing art. “When someone, known or unknown, identify with my art, it’s a success for me, ”she adds.

Reward, recognition, appreciation, and the ability to help others are also forms of success. “Basically my very existence in the art field as an artist is a success”, Deepika is enthusiastic. His works are offered at an affordable price for the general public, from Rs 2,000 to Rs 30,000.

Success comes through artistic satisfaction with expressions, emotions, monetary aspects and social impact, according to Ritu. “What artists receive from society, they give back,” she says.

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