CREATIVE SPLASH- Art Exhibition 2020 at St Joseph’s CBSE School-Bluru
Bengaluru: St Joseph’s School CBSE held ‘Creative Splash’-Art Exhibition 2020, on 4 January 2020. Each and every student from LKG to Class 10 created an array of beautifully designed art work which portrayed their creativity and their interpretation of art pertaining
to the themes given.
The chief guest, was J.M.S Mani, an eminent artist who had exhibited his art work at various National and International venues and a recipient of various prestigious awards, like Karnataka State Award, Lalitkala Academy Award and Karnataka Rajyotsava Award. The event was presided over by the Rector of St Joseph’s Indian Institutions, Rev. Fr Leo Pereira SJ and graced by the Principal, Rev. Fr Rohan D’Almeida SJ, the Vice Principal, Rev. Fr Balaraju SJ, Academic Advisor, Ms Sherly Wilfred, Well-known artist, Vimalanathan, PTA Vice President and member Kamal G and Santosh Kumar respectively. The parents of our
students were invited to view and encourage the young artists of our school.
The chief guest inspired the students to explore their aesthetic potential, play with their imagination and express themselves to become calmer and happier individuals. The Rector and the Principal addressed the gathering and encouraged the students to get inclined to art. The audience was awestruck as they watched the chief guest create a beautiful landscape on canvas with oil paints prior to inaugurating the exhibition.
The exhibition provided a platform for children to display their knowledge, creativity, innovative skills and talent. Prizes were awarded to the best piece of art work. Parents witnessed the colourful and innovative strokes, thread paintings, blow paintings and art work of the students like, Pop-up cards, Agamographs, Kirigami, Indian folk and Tribal art; and were very appreciative of the effort and outcome of the students’ and teachers’ work. Students also showcased their art/craft projects comprising of masks, festive and home décor, glass paintings, wealth out of waste crafts, clay sculptures, collages, vegetable stamping, etc.
Creative Splash boosted the confidence of the students as their creative efforts were well appreciated. Here is what a few students had to say- “The art exhibition lightened my heart as I was able to bring out my talent on paper.” -Yashas, 7‘C’; “We were inspired by the vibrant artist Mr. JMS Mani. He unlocked different textures and colors in us our hearts. We learnt different styles and strokes of art.” -Shreyas , Dhruv and Abdul, 8‘B’; “It was a wonderful opportunity for students to showcase their art work. For me it was a cherishing experience.” -Yukthi, 8‘B’