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Anil Abhange Demonstrated Live Painting at ArtFest 2012

Anil Abhange Demonstrated Live Painting at ArtFest 2012

It was a last episode of the Nasik’s biggest ever art exhibition titled ‘ArtFest 2012’ and internationally awarded artist Anil Abhange done the magic with his brushes and colors. He drew a life-like portrait of Chanchal Jain of RK Enterprises and won the hearts of art lovers who witnessed the live painting demo during closing ceremony of ArtFest.

Organized jointly by Ruchir Art Gallery and Potdar Digital Graphics, this week-long painting exhibition ended on February 20, 2012 at City Centre Mall and internationally celebrated artist, Abhange was called as a guest for live painting demo. Renowned educationalist and physiologists, Sachin Joshi and Director of MET’s Bhujbal Knowledge City, Shefali Bhujbal were also present there.

More than fifty thousand people visited the exhibition making ArtFest to have a huge footfall in just seven days. There were 130 students who participated in the exhibition, whereas around 80 professional artists preferred to display their artworks there. Displaying paintings of professional artists and students is what accomplished the intent of ArtFest 2012 i.e. providing a platform for budding artists of Nasik. Out of 350 paintings in exhibition, more than 15 are sold.

In total, the festival had a great response from all the art-savvy Nashikites proving ever increasing interest in fine arts. Organizers said that, “we will definitely come with more events of this kind in coming future”.