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Kala Academy Goa has declared the results of 46th State Art Exhibition (Student Category). Accordingly, Seeya Atul Pandit in the Painting and Graphic Print Section, Sidharth Vasant Turi in Applied and Graphic design section and Akash Ankush Gaude in Sculpture section respectively have been awarded the first prize of Rs. 10,000/- each. Artists Prafulla Dahanukar Award of Rs. 15,000/- for the Best work in the exhibition has been declared to Prayuj Velip for his work in painting & Graphic Print. The panel of judges namely Shri Sainath Padte, Shri. Kalidas Satardekar and Smt. Kranti Chari judged this exhibition of competitive nature.
In Painting and Graphic print section, Sidhan Gurudas Kundaikar and Narayan Kalidas Vernekar secured second and third prize respectively, whereas in Applied Art and Graphic design section, Dilkhush D. Gurav and Scully Fernandes have bagged second and secured third prize respectively. In sculpture section, Nehal Parker has been awarded second prize and Firuza Rashida Rodrigues been selected for third prize. Prize sponsored by Goa Hindu Association in memory of Artist Late Raoji V. Gaunekar has been secured by Nitin R. Narvekar whereas Late Hanumanth B. Neugi Memorial prize has gone to Nikhil Suresh Gaonkar.
Kala Academy is organizing the State Art Exhibition for the last 45 years. This year, altogether -193 works were received in all the three sections and a total of 87 works are selected for display in the exhibition.
The exhibition will be inaugurated on 23rd March 2022 at 11.00 a.m at Art Gallery of Directorate of Art & Culture, Govt. of Goa, Sanskruti Bhavan, Patto-Panaji. The exhibition will be on view for public from 23rd March to 27th March 2022 at Art Gallery of Directorate of Art & Culture, Sanskruti Bhavan, Patto-Panaji from 10.00 a.m. to 6.30 p.m on the above stated days of the exhibition. Kala Academy Goa has congratulated all the prize winners. The date of prize distribution function of both Artist & Students category State Art Exhibition 2021-22 will be declared at later stage.
Kala Academy has appealed to all the participants, fine artists and art lovers to witness the exhibition & inaugural function in large numbers.