(Feature Report by S.S.Dogra)
(Photo Courtesy: Seema Thakur, Arpit Gupta, Aaj Ki Delhi & Rajinder Wadhwa)
New Delhi: A week long 2nd National Group Art Exhibition-2016 from 26th March to 1st April with theme ‘Creations - Celebrating March’ visited by many prominent Media personality, Writer, Photographers, Painters, Film/TV Artists. Bollywood & TV personality. This Exhibition was held in All India Fine Arts & Crafts Society, AIFACS Gallery, Rafi Marg, where more than 51 artists paintings, sculptures & photographs displayed in all the four gallery of the said building.
The said exhibition was inaugurated by Mr. Sandeep Marwah-Chief Patron of International Chamber of Media & Entertainment Industry (ICMEI) & Mr.Sampson David-Joint Secretary, Association of Indian Universities on 26th March. Dr. Aarti Makkar (Painter & Curator) organizer informed Dwarka Parichay that Dr.Trupti Jain, Mr. Harvinder Mankar (Well known Cartoonist, Script writer, Director), Ch Lipsiya (National Graphic Designer), Ms. Balwinder Tanwar (National Painter), well known Cartoonist Mr.Jagjit Rana(Dainik Jagran), Ginnes Rishi, & Mr. S. S. Dogra (Journalist & Mg.Editor of Dwarka Parichay) Senior Journalist V.K.Sharma also graced the inauguration ceremony as Guests Artists.
This one week long exhibition visited & attracted by many Media, Film, TV artists.
Bollywood Actor Shiva Kumar, Model & Actress Mahi Gupta, Veteran Journalist Arvind Kumar Singh (National Bureau Chief in Rajya Sabha TV), Writer & Reiki Master Surinder Dogra, Senior Journalist & President of Delhi Journalists Association Anil Pandey, Metro Editor Ashok Kumar Nirbhay, Senior Journalist Manohar Singh(presently working in PTI), Yograj Sharma-Chief Editor-Aaj Ki Delhi, reporter Monika, Umesh Singla-Owner & Producer Metronews portal, Prashant Rajawat (Managing Editor-Media Mirror), Netrapal Sharma (presently working in PTI), Well known Photographer Narender Sharma,
Sushil Khandelwal (HOD-Audio & Video Section) in School of Planning & Architecture, Senior Photo Journalist Joginder Dogra, Sujan Singh, Rajesh Sood, Nafe Ram Yadav, Senior Journalist Vipin Gaur (Chief Editor Country & Politics) author H.R.Bangia, Shikha, Anamika Thakur-Social Activist, Himanshu Pundir-Dehradun, Film Director Kamal Sharma, Bikas Das, Senior Film Journalist Prem Babu Sharma, Anamika Mangla, Raj Kumar from Punjab Kesari Newspaper, Senior Sports Journalist Dharmender Pant (Press Trust of India), Socio-political leader Tilak Singh, Senior Journalist Rajesh Niranjan, Anand Rana-Senior Journalist (National Bureau Chief in Hari Bhoomi newspaper), Madan Dogra, Urmila, Senior Photo Journalist Rajinder Kumar Wadhwa (HOD Bal Bhavan), Environmentalist P.K.Datta, Suresh Chaidi-Chief Editor Dwarka Darpan-Weekly newspaper, Social Activist Nidhi Gupta, Mrs. Rashmi Malik-Principal, Delhi International School, Dwarka, Mass Media student Tushar Malik, Narender from Nepal, Famous Astologer Jyotish Acharya Rekha Vohra(Cosmic Healer), Amit Gupta (Gem Mines), Producer Anil Shamra, Painter Rakhi Gupta from Allahabad, Durga, Satish Kumar from Andhra Pradesh, Ms. Sandhya, Bhishavranjan Bhunia along with many social activist visited the exhibition.
Mr. Sandeep Marwah-Founder of Film City, Noida appreciated the efforts of Dr. Aarti Makkar for her hard work & initiative to promote the creative work of more than fifty artists who showcasing around 150 paintings & photographs through this National level art exhibition.
It’s very remarkable achievement of Dr. Aarti Makkar that more than fifty talented artists across India namely Anmol Mathur,Kanchan Kapruwan,Kirpal Singh,Rachna Khanna,Sandeep Pujara,Shalini Bajpai,Dr Rekha Rani Sharma,Bishwaranjan Bhunia, Khushbu Baid, Rajinder Kumar Wadhwa,Ritu Sachdeva,Raj Kumar Sharma,Manju Sangwan, Ishwar Kaushik, Rajendra Rajan, Mrs Vaishali Rajapukar, K C Paliya, Dipika Parasar, Abhishek Maurya, Sandhya Arya, Gopal Das Vaishnav, Nisha Kanawat, Rahul G Ranade, Yasmin Sultana, Sambhu Karmakar, Moka Satish Kumar, Rakhi Gupta, Anant Solomon, Jasmin Prajapati, Hitharidas Vaishnav, Shivani Khetan, Dr Rama Garg, Samhita Sarkar Sharma,Anju Kulchania, Kaukab Ahmad, Pawan Lohia, Haryana, Sujata Jambhale, Manik Singh, Meena Ketan Patthanik, Anupriya Mittal, Anand Sharma, Gunjan Gupta Sharma, Kanchan Gupta, Sapna Sharma, Durga Saraoji (Ganesha Art Gallery),Shilpa Verma, Nittika Attrish, Zulfiqar Ali, Kalpna Chauhan, Arpit Gupta & Seema Gupta showcasing their talent through this 2nd National Group Art Exhibition. Dwarka Parichay was the media partner of this national exhibition.
On the second day of the said exhibition, one grand musical evening was also organized. In this cultural evening, the live performances of Hands on Drums by Noida Drummers, Punjabi Pop Singer Tikku Hans, & Popular Sufi singer Mastani Binnie Shankar, enjoyed by the music lovers present in the exhibition. Talking to Dwarka Parichay Dr. Aarti Makkar claims that ‘Creations - Celebrating March’ 2nd National Art Exhibition was a successful event which attracted many Media, Film, TV artists & this is the hall mark of our event.
In this national exhibition, Senior Journalist S.S.Dogra (Editor-Dwarka Parichay & Life Member-International Film & Television Research Centre) also showcased his ten photographs under the title “Nature’s Creation, Beyond Imagination” dedicate to his native state Himachal Pradesh. “Media, without image, like a body without soul.” Says Mr.S.S.Dogra while expressing his views about his photos. Mr. Dogra further added that Photography is his passion & equally an important part of Journalism.
Ruby Yadav (Mrs. Universe & BJP leader) also visited the gallery as Chief Guest on the concluding day of the said exhibition. Ms.Ruby also visited all the four gallery & appreciated curator Dr. Aarti Makkar & all the artists to organize/showcase such a big exhibition in the capital. Ms. Ruby liked the photo exhibition of Senior Journalist S.S.Dogra titled “Nature’s Creation, Beyond Imagination” in which ten beautiful photographs were showcased on Nature, landscape, tradition, hill’s life & culture. Ms. Ruby further added that she is really impressed with Mr.Dogra for his photography talent towards his native place’s beauty in very meaningful & emotional bonding. “I am thrilled to see the beauty of Indian culture & heritage under one roof.” Says Ruby Yadav.