RAWALPINDI: A five-day exhibition of 20 young artists organised by the Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) concluded here on Wednesday.
Renowned intellectual Sardar Khan Niazi was the chief guest of the concluding ceremony flanked by Naheed Manzoor and RAC Director Waqar Ahmed who distributed participation certificates among the artists.
The young artists who participated in the exhibition included Mehwish Ikram, Tooba Kiran, Tayyaba Khalid, Dania Siddiqui, Sonia Bashir, Saba Maqbool, Amisha Ashiq, Irum Kamran, Khansa Javaid, Sameeta Riaz, Tayyaba Gulistan, Humera Tamkeen, Mahum Farid, Roobia Gulfaraz, Arifa Bano, Javeria, Junaid ul Hassan, Muhammad Sajid, Muhammad Shahrez Farid Khan and Nawaz Khan.
The artists showcased landscape paintings, calligraphy, figurative art, sketches, buildings and abstract art while using oil on paint, water colours, pencils and charcoal. The exhibition was appreciated by all visitors.
Addressing at the concluding ceremony, Sardar Khan Niazi said that it was an appreciable step of arts council for encouraging young artists. He said that artists were a symbol of peace that expressed their feelings on canvas and presented a positive image of the things.
Naheed Manzoor said that all the artists had worked enthusiastically and dedicatedly.
Director RAC Waqar Ahmed said that platform of arts council is provided to the young talent so that they might be able to show their hidden talent.
The exhibition was earlier inaugurated by Minister for Information and Culture Fayyaz ul Hassan Chohan.