Free Art Classes by Shanky Studio

From Jan 2012 and till date, Chandigarh, India
  • Conducted over 217 free art and craft classes, which were attended by over 200 participants, ages ranging from 4 to 75 years.
  • Provided free art supplies to under-privileged students.
  • Given financial assistance to poor, needy and deserving students for their school fees and books

Mission of Shanky Studio is to raise awareness about visual fine arts, which can help kids and youngsters to channelize their energy in a creative and constructive way. Activities at Shanky Studio under CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) initiatives are

जनवरी 2012 से महाजन भवन आर्टिस्ट सुरेन्द्र शंकर के साथ मिलकर आर्ट की नि:शुल्क क्लासें चलाता आ रहा है। इस दौरान, महाजन भवन ने लगभग 217 फ्री आर्ट एवं क्राफ्ट की क्लासें चलाईं जिसमें 4 से लेकर 75 साल के 200 से भी अधिक प्रतिभागियों ने भाग लिया। इन विद्यार्थियों को फ़ाइन आर्ट्स की आधारभूत तकनीकें, आधुनिक आर्ट्स तकनीकें व सृजनात्मक कौशल प्रशिक्षित किए गए। इन क्लासों का मुख्य ध्येय लोगों की कला के प्रति जागरूकता जगाना और उनकी ऊर्जा को एक सकारात्मक दिशा देना है। आर्ट्स के कुछ चित्रों को नमूने के तौर पर http://www.shankeronline.com/art-class/ पर भी पोस्ट किया गया है।

जनवरी 2016 को लगभग 14 प्रतिभागियों ने आर्ट प्रदर्शनी ‘क्रिएटिव कर्मा’ में भाग लेकर अपने 65 चित्रों को प्रदर्शित भी किया था। इस प्रदर्शनी को काफ़ी अच्छी प्रतिक्रिया मिली व दो दिनों की अवधि में 350 लोगों ने इसे देखा और सराहा। यह ख़बर स्थानीय समाचार-पत्रों में भी छपी। इस चित्र-प्रदर्शनी का उदघाटन प्रख्यात कथक नृत्यांगना श्रीमती नंदिता पुरी के द्वारा हुआ।

महाजन भवन में कला सीखने वाले ज़रूरतमंद बच्चों को आवश्यक कला-सामग्री व स्टेशनरी का प्रबंध करने के लिए हम चण्डीगढ़ बिज़िनेस सिस्टम’ (सी बी एस), सेक्टर 27, चंडीगढ़ के आभारी हैं।









Creative Karma Art Exhibition 2016

23 and 24 January 2016, Chandigarh, India

Creative Karma Art Exhibition by Shanky Studio was conducted in association with Artfile and Nanhi Jaan, with the following objectives –

Fourteen students from Shanky Studio, ages ranging from 9 to 18 years, participated in the Art Exhibition and displayed 65 artworks. Response to the exhibition was overwhelming and over 350 people visited in 2 days. Some of the photographs have been posted at Facebook page of Mr. Surinder Shanker Anand. For more information read article published in Dailypost newspaper Little Hands at Work dated 23 January 2016.

The art exhibition was inaugurated by Mrs. Nandita Puri, renowned Kathak dancer. Participants were Aaryaman Anand, Aditi Mohindra, Anaadya Aggarwal, Chetan, Ishita Anand, Bhavika, Harjeet Kaur, Harkanwal Singh, Jamal, Kirandeep Kaur, Sajal Dweep Singh Sodhi, Shruti Thankur, Shubhika Tandon and Simrandeep Kaur. Here is an interaction of kids with RJ Geet (94.3 MyFM)









Creative Karma Art Exhibition 2017

21 and 22 January 2017, Chandigarh, India

Creative Karma Art Exhibition 2017 was organized by Shanky Studio, which was held at Beant Singh Memorial Libraty, Sector 42, Chandigarh, India, on 21 and 22 January 2017. Objective of this exhibition was to provide effective platform and give exposure to budding artists, at no-profit-no-loss basis.

Twenty Seven Artists ages ranging from 8 to 52 years, from Tricity, Punjab, Haryana Jammu and Nanital participated in the Art Exhibition and displayed over 175 artworks. Participants were Aaryaman Anand, Aditi Mohindra, Anaadya Aggarwal, Bhavika, Harjeet Kaur, Ishita Anand, Guntas, Harkanwal Singh, Kanika Sud, Karan, Kirandeep Kaur, Kirti Grover, Kumud Goel, Lakhbir Kaur, Rudraksh, Radheykesh, Sajal Dweep Singh Sodhi, Shama, Shruti Thankur, Shubhika Tandon, Simrandeep Kaur, Sonika, Ssonam, Surinder Shanker Anand, Dr Vandana, Varun Tandon and Winky Kaur.

Response to the exhibition was overwhelming and over 750+ art lovers visited the art exhibition just in 2 days!

The art exhibition was inaugurated by Mr. Madan Lal, Vice Chairman of Lalit Kala Academy. Shri Parveen Khurana, State Librarian, presided over the inauguration ceremony. Chief Guest was kind enough to review the exhibits and gave invaluable technical inputs to the participants.

Renouned Collage Artist, Shri Mohinder Tuli Sir, also visited the Art Exhibition and interacted with individual artists.

Mrs. Anu Kumar, Principal of Stepping Stones Senior Secondary school, visited the exhibition and appreciated the artwork of budding artists.

Famous cyclist, Dr. Rakesh Mohindra, the head librarian of the Law Faculty, who did 4,500 km cycling from Kashmir to Kanyakumari, under Swach Bharat Abhiyan, also visited this event.

Some of the photographs of the events have been posted at Facebook page of Artist Surinder Shanker Anand.

This event was also covered in various newspapers and news channels –









Art Exhibition Testimonials

Brig. G.S. Gosal, Chandigarh, India
Really delighted to see the great works done by young and budding artists. What an amazing talent each one of them have in their own works. Wish them a great success in all their future ventures.
Chitkara International School, Chandigarh, India
Wonderful exhibition!
Dr. Richa, Chandigarh, India
It is indeed a different world, especially when it is introduced by small children. A real good initiative on the part of the teacher and children. Many more to go! Excellent paintings!!
Dr. Ritu Chatwal, Chandigarh, India
Amazing work! Loved the creativity!! Keep shining!!!
Maya Anand, Chandigarh, India
Great efforts done by all students who are guided by great teacher Mr Surinder Shanker Anand. Great efforts Sir. Keep it up!
Jai Brar, Chandigarh, India
Wonderful exhibition! It is so heartening to see motivated artists!!
Gikky, Chandigarh, India
Amazing talent!!! Hats off to the person who has helped the kids emerge as great artists.
Meenu Mohindra, Chandigarh, India
A commendable art works by young budding artists! A very inspiring and encouraging effort!! Awestruck!!!
Monika Soni, Chandigarh, India
It was really peaceful and delightful experience for me to watch these wonderful pieces of art. All these paintings depict the unmatched talents of the artists! Wishing good luck to all artists!!
Prabjit, Chandigarh, India
It’s amazing! Brilliant work of art. At such a young age the kids are so innovative!! Excellent!!!
Shalini Bhatnagar, Chandigarh, India
Great work done by small children. Very inspiring and excellent display. Keep it up! Looking more in near future under a creative supervision 🙂
Simran Gosal Bhullar, Chandigarh, India
Fabulous artwork by very talented young children! It gives me immense joy to see, encourage and facilitate them. Best wishes and good luck!!
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