Nova Art Expositions is organising an exhibition of paintings called Sarwajit Ganesh Utsav, by Korasala Sita Rama Swamy, Ch. Udaya Lakshmi, Bala Bhaktha Raju and Sanjay Shil Sharma, from 12th to 17th September, at the Chitramayee - State Gallery Of Fine Arts.
Sita Rama Swamy is famous for his line drawings called Aradhana Chitravali. His works are being worshipped in puja mandirs all over India. His current collection is part of his 1,000 paintings using modern and traditional techniques, with pen, brush, knife, water, acrylic and oil colors, and is titled Myriad Manifestations Of Ganesha. Here the Lord is portrayed in different moods and expressions.
Ch. Udaya Lakshmi is a MFA graduate from the Central University of Hyderabad. Her series of paintings revolves around banana leaves. She has used gold and silver leaves with acrylic colors and oil paints, and most of the works showcase the banana leaf with Ganesha. As banana leaves are considered auspicious, and gold and silver are associated with the worship of God, Udaya Lakshmi has focused on different postures of Ganesha with gold and silver banana leaves.
A self-taught artist, Bala Bhaktha Raju is synonymous with Ganesha, and has a tradition of painting and exhibiting Ganeshas during Chaturthi. It has been his fascination since his childhood to paint the elephant-headed god. Till date, Raju has done over 1,200 paintings on Vinayaka.
Sanjay Shil Sharma is a BFA graduate from the S V University of Fine Arts. Inspired by the hundreds of craftsmen who make colorful and beautiful idols of Ganesha by the roadside, he too decided to paint these forms on paper with different media and vibrant colors. He uses the technique of dots and lines to create the images of the Lord, on paper.
Together, the four artists are exhibiting 60 of their works. Please contact the art gallery at 2311-3308 for further details.