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KPK Artists win Rs.1.5 million award for making 240ft large painting

The artists were awarded at concluding ceremony of 3-Day Art Workshop was held at Frere Hall Karachi

Fatah Halepoto, Sahar Shah Rizvi and other artists were also given prizes for their outstanding work  


Sajid Ali, an artist from Khyber Pakhtunkhaw, and his team won the prize of Rs.1.5 million for making 240ft long painting, said to be the world’s largest painting.

Art-Workshop-Sindh-Courier-1Art-Workshop-Sindh-Courier-2The artist and his team were handed over the cheque of prize money at the concluding ceremony of 3-day art workshop season- II organized by Crescent Art Gallery at Ferrier Hall on Sunday afternoon. As many as 30000 artists across the country attended the 3- day art workshop.

The other artists who were given prizes for their outstanding work include Qamar, Abdullah Siddiqui, Talib Naqvi, Fatah Halepoto, Sahar Shah Rizvi and others.

Art-Workshop-Sindh-Courier-3Art-Workshop-Sindh-Courier-4Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon and Local Government Minister Nasir Shah gave away cheques to the artists.

Earlier, Crescent Art Gallery CEO Nasir Javed, Curator Sidra Javed and Coordinator Miss Farah gave a detailed briefing.

Various programs were organized in this event, in which not only artists from all over Pakistan participated, but attracted foreigners who expressed keen interest in the exhibition.

The provincial ministers visited the artist gallery and inspected the art work made by the artists. (PR)


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