Sri. N.G. Pavanje Chair in Fine Arts Extension Activity 2016-17


23/07/2016 – Mungaru Art Reach Painting Exhibition and Special Lecture

The N.G.Pavanje Chair organised Mungaru Art Reach on  23.07.2016 by noted artists of the District, in collaboration with S Cube Art Gallery and Art Kanara, the Artists Group.


The programme had two components: Mungaru, an Exhibition by 12 artists of Dakshina Kannada district, with Monsoon as the theme of the Exhibition, and a special lecture on Art with an interactive session.


The artists who participated in the Exhibition were Ms. Reshma Shetty and Shri Harish Kodialbail, Jeevan Salian, Permude Mohan Kumar, Rajendra Kedige, Ramakrishna Nayak, Ravi M. R. Wagle, Santhosh Andrade, Sharath Palimar, Syed Asif Ali, Venky Palimar and Vishwas M. Bhat.

Alongside, the N.G. Pavanje Chair organised “Art Reach”, a Special Lecture on Art and interactive Session, which was held at the Gurji Centre, Mannagudda. Mangalore.  

            Prof. Suresh Jayaram, renowned art historian and founder of 1, Shantiroad Studio at Bengaluru delivered the special lecture on art.  Prof. Jayaram spoke on the ways in which the nation was constituted through the realm of art. 

            Dr. Vasanth Kumar Perla, Asst. Station Director, Akashavani, Mangaluru, was the keynote speaker and moderator of the interactive session that followed.  The panellists for the discussion were: Shri P.S.Punchithaya, renowned artist, Shri K.S.Venu Vinod, Correspondent, Vijayavani, Shri N. S. Pattar, Head, Department of Painting, Mahalasa School of Visual Art, Mangaluru and Shri Purushotham Adve, President, Artists’ Forum, Udupi.  A number of invitees including students also participated actively in the discussion