‘Govt mulling plans to promote artists and their creations’
PATNA: Veteran artists of the country would exchange their ideas and views on various aspects of art at a three-day winter artists’ workshop, which was inaugurated at Bharatiya Nritya Kala Mandir on Saturday. The arts, culture and youth affairs department, in association with Srijan Bihar and Gyan Kiran has organised the workshop.
Director of the department Vinay Kumar inaugurated the workshop by painting his thoughts on a canvas. Later, he expressed happiness over the increase in people’s interest in visual arts.
“The government has prepared several schemes to promote artists. Our endeavour is to help the artists and make their creations recognised everywhere,” he said.
In his address, director of Doordarshan (Patna and Ranchi) Krishna Dev Kalpit stressed that art organisations needed to work harder to develop visual arts. He also lauded Srijan and Gyan Kiran for actively working for the good interests of the artists.
Print artist Shyam Sharma said that the workshop would be a golden opportunity for he art- ists to exchange their ideas and exhibit their masterpieces to the public. Several art scholars and critics also spoke.