The Guide shortlists two noteworthy exhibitions to catch over the next few days and a useful course to learn the intricacies of art in Pune
Crash course in art
Portrait artist Manjiri More will coach enthusiasts to draw and sketch portraits. The creative workshop will take place over eight sessions and participants will get guidance from experts such as Sudhakar Chavan, Milind Mulick and others. More will give hands-on lessons in using colour, light, and glazing techniques to bring richness and depth to the coloured
At: Art2Day, Shukrawar Peth, Tilak Road.
Call: 24452706 / 7276000027
Daily life turns art
Burhan Nagarwala (27) is showcasing his artworks which depict the experiences he goes through in everyday life. The city-based artist has tried to capture the things that touched his life, including animals like horses and human figures. Nagarwala also depicts feelings like boldness and inner strength by using colours such as black and red.
Till: February 15, 11 am to 11.30 pm
At: Malaka Spice, Lane 5, off North Main Road, Koregaon Park.
Debut solo exhibition
Shobha Mujumdar worked as a civil servant while pursuing her passion for art. Post 2005, she has devoted a lot of time to art and experimented with different media and techniques. She uses acrylics for creating geometric abstracts artwork. She is now out with her debut exhibition. Speaking about the show, she says, “I have showcased some of the manifestations of nature and the different forms, human and otherwise. Mankind continues to plunder the earth for its ulterior motives. But nature takes its revenge. The result is turmoil due to calamities. Yet, nature is resilient. In all its pervasiveness, it bounces back and regenerates itself restoring the balance. I have presented this thought through my paintings,”
Till: February 15, 9 am to 6 pm
At: Bliss Art Gallery, Koregaon Park.