Panaji: September 08, 2016 …. The workshop on Platography Printmaking conducted by Shri Ajit Seal Senior Printmaker of India and the head of Department of Graphic Art at Kala Bhavan –Visva Bharati Shantiniketan, West Bengal concluded on August 29, 2016 at the Graphic Studio, Sanskruti Bhavan, in Panaji.
This was the first workshop of the Printmaking Workshop series organized by Directorate of Art and Culture.
The Director of Art and Culture, Shri Prasad Lolayekar was the Chief Guest for the function. In his address to the gathering he informed that the directorate had taken the initiative to organize a series of printmaking workshops designed to benefit practicing fine artists and student of Fine Arts to learn various new and advanced processes of graphic printmaking for which the fully equipped Graphic Studio has been set up at Sanskruti Bhavan in Panaji.
The resource person at the workshop, Shri Ajit Seal appreciated the efforts of the department. During the course of the seven days workshop, attended by fourteen practicing fine artists and six students of Fine Arts, Ajit demonstrated the process of advance printmaking medium of Platography Printmaking .
Shri. Ryan Abreu and Kum. Riya Gaonkar, participants at the workshop shared their experiences.
Assistant Cultural officer, Shri Siddharth Gaitonde presented the vote of thanks while Shri Yogish Joshi compered the programme.