‘Chitrakur’ to be held at Institute Menezes Braganza

Over the years Institute Menezes Braganza, Panaji has been organising number of art and cultural programmes with quite a few geared towards showcasing the talent of students from schools and colleges. In keeping with this, the institute together with the All Goa Art Masters Association and Goa College of Art, Altinho will be organising the seventh edition of the ‘Chitrakur’ workshop which is all about live portrait painting.

The workshop which will be held from February 20 to February 22 will see students of Goa College of Art, Altinho, sketching and painting the portraits of 20 noted personalities from Goa, live. The resource person for the workshop will be artist Devdatta Padekar, who is acquainted with modern techniques and has traveled to places like France, Russia, etc. Some of the personalities will also deliver talks on various topics related to the arts.

The finished works will then be on display at the institute along with works from a few other artists.