Artist Suvigya Sharma conducts a workshop on Miniature Art Form to encourage skill development
‘Knowledge grows when shared’, believes renowned Indian Miniature artist, who has created a footprint in Global art markets with his commissioned artworks for the who’s who across industries and countries. Artist Suvigya Sharma, with the intent of spreading the roots of the art form and aligning it with the government’s skill development initiatives, conducted a workshop with girls from the Smile Foundation on Friday, 29th September, 2017, during his show at Kamalnayan Bajaj Art Gallery in Mumbai. He addressed the youth and students about the 2200 year old perishing art form, its significance and how he strives to nurture the legacy of traditional miniature art.
The students and kids got a chance to practice the art on a canvas, followed by an informative session by the artist about the roots of the art form, how it grew and spread, the scope of growth of the art, its demand in international markets and how the government aims at encouraging the art form in its upcoming skill development initiatives. Suvigya Sharma recently met the Hon. Vice President of India, Mr. Venkaiah Naidu when they discussed about artistic skill development amongst the youth.
Suvigya is an artist, painter, fashion designer, does miniature paintings, Tanjore paintings, fresco work and portraits. He’s the third generation artist and has commissioned artworks for a majority of industrial & celebrity families in India and the world including most prominent names like the Ambani Family, Mrs. Rajshri Birla, Binanis, Singhanias, Burmans, Piramal family, Sachin Tendulkar, Priyanka Chopra, Rani Mukerji and Kangana Ranaut.
“Miniature Art is one of the oldest forms of art in India and it has been my constant endeavour to grow the art by spreading it across the world. I see a lot of scope for the adoption of this skill among the youth of the weaker sections of society and with the support from the Government, I am hoping to see a plethora of opportunities to be opened. The first brick is laid towards this cause and today’s event should help me gain momentum towards the success of this endeavour “, says Suvigya Sharma.
The Artist has recently been in the news for commissioning a portrait for Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar and presenting a portrait to the Hon. Prime Minister, featuring him in conversation with his Mother Heeraben.
Suvigya’s art show called ‘Divinity of Art’ has commenced on the 25th of September 2017 and will go on up to the 7th of October, 2017.