Early Times Report
Jammu, Aug 9: An Online Art Exhibition of the drawings and paintings of veteran artist V S Rahi of New Delhi was inaugurated online by Dr. Shehnaz Ganai, former MLC, Jammu & Kashmir on 9th August, 2020. The exhibition has been organized by Jammu & Kashmir Centre for Creative Arts (JKCCA) (Regd.), Jammu to celebrate the 92nd Birth Anniversary of V S Rahi.
Fifty art works including drawings, paintings and B&W paintings by V S Rahi, in typical Rajput Style Painting have been displayed in the exhibition. It is an inspiring experience for the new generation artists to have a glimpse of the great artist of the country. V S Rahi has studied under Padamshree Ramgopal Vijavargiyanand, Padamshree Nandlal Bose, Vishva Bharti, Shantiniketan (West Bengal). He has done Diploma in Fine Arts & Crafts, Diploma in Fine Arts & Handicrafts, Rajsthan School of Art, Jaipur; Special Advanced Training in Mural. He has displayed his art at national and international levels including displays in Japan, London, Sarjah, America, Bulgaria, Mexico and India. V S Rahi is one of the leading artists of the country and has contributed a lot in promoting art at various levels. He has been the Advisor of Jammu & Kashmir Centre for Creative Arts, Jammu, Ex- Vice- President, All India Fine Arts & Crafts Society (AIFACS), New Delhi; Senior Advisor- Art Syllabus Committee, Central Board of School Education (CBSE). He has been writing on art in various journals. He has been awarded with various at state and national level by different organizations.