Urusvati hosts another enriching Art Camp with Acclaimed Artists

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By Bipin Sharma

New Delhi (26/02/2024): Located at Sector 78 in Village Shikohpur, Gurugram, Urusvati Art & Habitat Centre is one of the most popular destinations for hosting Art and Cultural events.
Comprising a Museum of Folklore, and a large Art Gallery, Urusvati Art & Habitat Centre is just 7 kms from Sohna Chowk, Gurugram. The Urusvati Museum of Folklore in Gurugram, Haryana recently hosted an enriching Art Camp featuring ten accomplished practicing Artists. This creative venture, that was held from the 16th to 22nd February’ 24 was instrumental in infusing the Museum’s space with an eclectic burst of artistic expression and cultural exploration.

The participating Artists, acclaimed for their excellence in diverse mediums, guided the attendees through a weeklong journey of inspiration, innovation, and artistic collaboration. The Camp showcased a rivetting range of artistic disciplines, including painting, sculpture, mixed media, and more, reflecting the dynamic nature of contemporary art.

Throughout the week, attendees had the splendid opportunity to observe, interact, and even collaborated with the practicing Artists. The camp was successful in fostering a deeper appreciation for the intersection of traditional folklore and modern artistic expression, creating a dialogue between heritage and contemporary sensibilities.

The participant Artists included the likes of Dr Vijay M Dhore (International Awardee), Shaji Appukuttan (Jackson Pollock Award from New York, Kerala State 1992), Gouri Vemula (National Awardee), Swapan Roy (Art Maestro), Pratullatt. Dahanukar (State Award from Kolkata), Subrata Ghosh (Charulata Sreajan Award 2004), S Chithambara Rao (National Award for Folk Art in Leather Puppet from Andhra Pradesh), Naval Kishore from Ghaziabad, Rajnikanth (Prafulla Dahankar National Gold Medal) from Manipur, Madhu Kumar (Renowned Artist from Canada), Shikha Gupta Agarwal (Abstract Artist from Gurugram).

The Urusvati Museum of Folklore, known for its commitment to cultural preservation invited Art Enthusiasts, Students, and the general public to engage with this immersive experience. The final day of the Camp, on the 22nd February’ 24 culminated in an Exhibition where the artworks produced during the camp were put on display for public viewing.

The recent Art Camp added another feather in the cap of Urusvati Museum of Folklore.

Ever since it came into being, it has hosted numerous Art Camps and Exhibitions involving eminent Artists, Sculptors and Folk Art Painters.

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