Bhubaneswar/Bengaluru: Minister of Language, Literature, Culture and Tourism of Odisha, Ashwini Kumar Patra on Sunday opened the Odishan Tribal Paintings Exhibition at the Karnataka Chitrakala Parishad in Bangalore.
Attending the opening ceremony of the exhibition as the chief guest this evening, Minister Ashwini Patra deliberated on how artisans in Odisha can establish themselves by exhibiting the wealth of art and craftsmanship. State architecture in major cities of India.
The Minister also appreciated the efforts of Odisha Lalit Kala Akademi for the initiative.
Additional Principal Secretary, Department of Language, Literature and Culture of Odisha Madhusudan Padhi, Secretary of Department of Culture of Karnataka Kannada Dr N. Manjula, Chairman of Odisha Lalit Kala Akademi Padma Shri Sudarshan Patnaik and Chairman of Karnataka Lalit Kala Academy, D. Mahendra were the guests of honor at the event.
They expressed that the tribal culture, harvesting of crops, dance songs and festivities depicted in the paintings were very touching and fascinating.
At the beginning, artist Panchanan Samal, secretary of Odisha Lalit Kala Akademi, welcomed the guests and said that through this exhibition, the sculptors have beautifully depicted the art and culture of Odisha on canvas.
In particular, this exhibition was organized with the painting drawn in the last 4 days in the tribal art camp which started on July 28th. A total of 25 tribal sculptors from Odisha visited the exhibition hall and art museum and visited other places.
The Odishan Tribal Painting Exhibition will be open to everyone until August 3.