Shama explores nature, landscape in solo show

Cultural Correspondent | Published at 12:00am on March 24, 2019


Paintings by Shama Shaiom.

Artist Shama Shaiom has explored nature, animals, landscape, women and more in her solo show under way at Drik Gallery in Dhanmondi.
The show titled ‘Simple Pleasures’ features 59 acrylic on paper paintings by the artist, who has completed BFA from fine arts faculty of Dhaka University and MFA from University of Development Alternative.
Educationist-art critic Nazrul Islam inaugurated the exhibition as the chief guest on March 22.
Shama Shaiom’s paintings portray flora and fauna, landscape, life of women, human emotions and more.
An artwork, titled ‘Flower Study’, shows different types of flowers in a flower pot. While the work titled ‘Love’ is an amalgamation of different colours like red, royal blue, ash etc.
Another work titled ‘Moon and the Waves’ shows moonlight falling on waves at night.
The work ‘Swan’ depicts ducks and ‘landscape-2’ portrays a green forest.
‘I have tried to depict life, human emotions, beauty of nature and animals etc. through my works,’ artist Shama Shaiom told New Age.
This is the fourth solo show of Shama Shaiom, who has earlier held solo shows at Alliance Francaise de Dhaka in Dhanmondi, Studio Green in Gulshan and Queenies Art Gallery in Kolkata, India.
The exhibition will end on March 26.