National Art exhibition, “Creative Venture”, commences at AMU

ALIGARH February 14:

Moinuddin Ahmad Art Gallery of Aligarh Muslim University organised a National Art Exhibition, “Creative Venture”, which was inaugurated by Mrs Sabiha Simi Shah, wife of Lt Gen Zameer Uddin Shah, Vice Chancellor, AMU. The art work of forty artists were displayed including paintings, installations, video art, graphics, photographs, sculpture and sketches of established and emerging artists from across the country.

The Vice Chancellor, along with Mrs Shah, released the catalogue of the exhibition and took a tour of the gallery.

Appreciating the creative efforts of the participating artists, Gen. Shah expressed his thoughts on art works and interacted with the participants. Mrs Shah also lauded the efforts of artists put to create such wonderful pieces of art. She especially praised the installations.

Dr. Badar Jahan, Coordinator, Moinuddin Ahmad Art Gallery and curator of the National Exhibition, introduced the artists to the Vice Chancellor and his wife and  highlighted the achievements of AMU Fine Art students whose works were displayed in the exhibition with special reference to the installation and video art which were selected in Kochi Biennale.

The Vice Chancellor congratulated Dr. Badar Jahan for organising an exhibition of such a wide variety and forms of Art. The exhibition is open to all till 20th of February 2015 from 10 am to 5 pm.