Paintings by young artists exhibited – Journal


RAWALPINDI: Young artists showcased their paintings at a group exhibition held at the Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) on Saturday.

The exhibition was jointly organized by RAC and VSCOPK with the aim of providing a platform for young artists. Naheed Manzoor and RAC Director Waqar Ahmed opened the exhibition.

The artists who participated in the exhibition were Reja Amber, Ramisha Ajmal, Zainab Waheed, Areba Shaheen, Mohammad Ali Farooq, Fatima Afzal, Afifa Raja, Maryam Zahid, Nadia Yaseen, Mahnoor

Naz, Noorul Ain, Amina Malik and Hina Qadir.

More than 50 works of art were exhibited. The artists used different mediums to express their talent, including Islamic calligraphy, culture, mountains, plains and lush gardens.

Addressing the function, Naheed Manzoor said the colors of nature were prominent in the images and all the artists portrayed a positive face of Pakistan.

She said the works were simple but impressive. “They chose different mediums and colors that showed their maturity,” Ms. Manzoor said, adding that “we need to involve our children in formal education as well as informal activities.”

RAC Director Waqar Ahmed said, “The works of young artists were excellent and would improve over time.”

VSCOPK General Manager Mian Afzal Javed said the aim of the exhibition was to provide a platform for young artists to show their creativity.

At the end, the artists received shields of appreciation.

Posted in Dawn, January 30, 2022


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