DU fine arts students unite for group show

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 21:25, Mar 02,2018 | Updated: 23:27, Mar 02,2018


Visitors look at displayed artworks at Zainul Gallery.

Thirty-seven students from eight departments of the faculty of fine arts of Dhaka University have displayed their works at a group show underway at Zainul Gallery of FFA.
The show features 65 diverse artworks like paintings, prints, drawings, sculptures, calligraphies and crafts done by the students studying at the departments of drawing and painting, craft, oriental art, printmaking, sculpture, graphic design, ceramics and history of art.
‘The exhibition gives us the opportunity to display our works. Besides, we can also evaluate our works at the show and know about the works of the students studying at different departments of the faculty,’ Rafiqul Islam, a participating student, told New Age.
The show displays artworks of different genres, styles, mediums and themes. For example, there are watercolour landscape paintings, oriental figure paintings, scroll paintings, wood and metal sculptures, prints in different mediums and others.
There are many eye-catching works on display at the show. Shakhawat Hossain’s has depicted beautiful sunset, serene sea and nature in his watercolour landscape paintings.
Nahida Rahman Meem has depicted the story of Radha-Krishna in her Patachitra work.
Shaily Shrabonti’s oriental paintings Two Girls and Brikkhakotha, done in watercolour washes, have all the characteristics of oriental paintings.
Tahia Hossain’s woodcut print Fishermen’s Net, Atique Foysal Tonmoy’s etching print Pair, Rafiqul Islam’s acrylic painting Merriment, Anika Nawher’s Flower Study in acrylic and Nayan Datta’s wood sculpture Portrait, among others, are some of the impressive artworks on display at the show.
The show, which was inaugurated on March 1, will remain open till March 7.  

Want stories like this in your inbox?

Sign up to exclusive daily email