Jalandhar July 5 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar organised a discussion on the folk arts of Punjab and other states of India. The discussion conducted by the PG department of Fine Arts and it focused on the important contribution needed in making fine arts of India dear to the public, it’s protection and promotion.
In the discussion, Dean of Visual and Performing arts of Kurukshetra University Prof. Ramviranjan and member of Fine arts department of Maharishi Dayanand University Dr. Meenakshi were present as the Resource Persons.
Principal Dr. Neerja while congratulating the audience said that India is a country of various arts
Principal Dr. Neerja while congratulating the audience said that India is a country of various arts, cultures and languages, where the essence of unity is contained in its diversity.
She further said that for the promotion and propagation of fine arts, national and international level exhibitions are organized in the college and along with it art is also devoted and dedicated to the internationally eminent artists.
Prof. Ramviranjan while expressing his views
Prof. Ramviranjan while expressing his views on contemporary Punjabi fine arts to Anil Gupta, Dr.Rimpi Agarwal, Dr. Gagan Gambhir and Madam Amandeep said that these classes remain alive only when they are passed on to future generations in its original form. He mentioned that the dedication and the enthusiasm with which APJ College is working for the protection, preservation and promotion of fine arts is the reason it’s name is a pioneer among the fine arts colleges of North India.
Meenakshi Hooda while expressing her views said that in painting, sculpture and wall painting, the work of the college is definitely the best. Prof. Ramvirjan also appreciated the research work done by Dr. Rimpi Aggarwal and praised her work of the pictures engraved in the handwritten birth-sarkhi of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji and the work done on Sikh Art School of Punjab, and said that such lively paintings always win hearts and have a long term effect on the spectator.
The Principal thanked both the resource persons for sharing their important ideas in the field of fine arts.