ISLAMABAD, Jan 18 (APP):An art exhibition titled, ‘5th Art for Change – International Child Art Exhibition’ held here Friday at Pakistan National Council of The Arts (PNCA) with the aim to discover new talent of the young artists.
The exhibition was organized in collaboration with PNCA and Goldfish, and featured over 175 breathtaking artworks under the theme of ‘Save the Earth and Water Conservation’ by school children aged 4-15 from over 12 cities across Pakistan.
Prizes, certificates and medals were handed over to the winners and participants in a jam-packed inauguration ceremony by the renowned TV Anchor, Tauseeq Haider.
Speaking on the occasion, Tauseeq Haider commented “I believe in unlocking creativity and expression in these young minds and in making people’s lives more livable and inspiring. Art does not only define a culture but also represents the true essence of any country.”
Discovering New Artists (DNA) Founder and Director Mujtaba Zaidi while addressing the participants said, “The primary purpose of this initiative is to provide opportunities to the students from under-resourced schools and to give them a chance to participate equally on a national level with all the resources needed.”
Zaidi said that one of the aims of the competition was to create a bridge between the students from privileged and underprivileged class.
Talking to APP, Tauseeq Haider appreciated and encouraged the efforts of DNA’ team and the artwork by all the participants. He said, “The artwork is wonderful and the originality is seen throughout the displayed art pieces. These initiatives put emphasis on highlighting the importance of art education among the general public and young children in particular.”More than 500 people visited the exhibition including the participants, their families and art enthusiasts.