The mission of Shanky Studio is to raise awareness about visual arts, which helps the participants to channelize their energy in a constructive way and, enhances the aesthetic experience of the audience. Following are the initiatives at Shanky Studio under CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) –
Creative Karma Visual Art Exhibition
This year, Creative Karma Visual Art Exhibition was held at Punjab Kala Bhavan, Chandigarh, on the 20th and the 21st, January 2018, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., on both days. Fifty artists, with ages ranging from 4 to 65 years, from a wide range of professions such as businessman, doctors, engineer, lawyer, students, teachers, housewives and special children participated in this exhibition. The artists came from various states such as Punjab, Haryana, Himachal, Rajasthan, NCR and Chandigarh; and had exhibited over 300 artworks to the people of Tricity.
Participants were Aaryaman Anand, Aditi Mohindra, Ajay Kumar, Amarjit Singh, Anu Kumar, Anurag, Bhavika, Bhavini, Bhupinder Singh, Dea Batra, Dhanya Nair, Harjeet Kaur, Harkanwal Singh, Harkanwal Kaur, Harshini, Ishita Anand, Jahnvi, Jamal, Jatin Sharma, Kanchan Jodha, Kirandeep Kaur, Koshika Pandey, Lakhvir Kaur, Mahtab Singh Sadhawala, Mehak Arora Dhir, Mukul Sharma, Navjyot Kaur, Nikita Sachdeva, Pooja Sharma, Pragya, Pritpal Singh Matharu, Puneet Kaur, Rajveer, Raveen Gill, Ravinder Sharma, Rohan Kumar Gupta, Sajal Dweep Singh Sodhi, Saksham Thukral, Shama, Shilpy Saxena Blaggan, Shinee Singh, Shruthi, Shubhika Tandon, Simran Kaur, Sonika Aggarwal, Ssonam Dutta, Surinder Shanker Anand, Varun Kamboh, Varun Tandon and Winky Kaur.
Creative Karma Team
Our science thanks to Creative Karma Team, Winky Kaur and Sonika Aggarwal, for their tireless commitment and support. They have made everything easier for all of us. Without their help this would have not been possible to manage event of this scale.
Shanky Studio presents Creative Karma Visual Art Exhibition, in association with Tammana, a Chandigarh based, State awarded & a registered NGO of over 65+ dynamic volunteers from various fields & backgrounds, working since 9.5 years, on a very consistent basis for the welfare of the society, where it focuses on health & education, empowering women, environmental concerns and also varies a wide scope of other causes too. Tammana was founded by Isha Kakaria, with the vision to connect the like-minded & provide a platform to serve together; it runs on no-profit basis without any aid.
We also extend our sincere thanks to Toonztown Animations & Studios Pvt Ltd., who sponsored the design of the brochure and provided digital services for this event. Toonztown is a software & web development company managed by dynamic committed IT professionals with more than a decade of software experience in the Indian and global market. Toonztown is specialized in creating World class portfolios of visual and fine arts artists.
Guest of Honor
Sh. Davesh Moudgil, the Mayor of Chandigarh, was the Guest of Honour, who visited the venue on 21st January 2018. Not only did he appreciate the work of the artists, but also promised to provide effective platforms to the artist to display their artworks. Testimonial give by him was “कलाकारो के इस मंच को देखने से लगता है कला को और आकार देना चाहिये। आपके इस अदभुत एवं सफल प्रयास पर आपको हृदय के अन्त:करण से बधाई एवं शुभ कामनाए”
Finally, it is a great honour for us that Shri Ravider Kumar Sharma of RSAA, an eminent artist from Chandigarh, inaugurated and had given his blessings to this event. Undoubtedly, this event is happening with his unconditional love, blessings and guidance. Under his blessing 50 participants took part in this exhibition. Testimonial by Shri Ravinder Kumar Sharma “इस प्रदर्शनी में न केवल युवा एवं होनहार कलाकारों की कलाकृतियों की अद्भुत रोशनी से साक्षात्कार हुआ, बल्कि उनकी सुन्दर भावुक रूहों की महक भी नसीब हुई। प्रिय आनन्द जी, सोनिका जी और विंकी जी के यह हार्दिक प्रयास हमारे भविष्य को अवश्य नया स्वास्थ्य देगें। शुभ कामनाएँ।”
Respected Shri Ram Kumar Sharma and Mrs Bharati Sharma of Bama Academy, Panchkula also visited the exhibition and gave their blessings to the participants.
This event was also covered in various newspapers and news channels –
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 exposure to the budding artists.
- Raise funds for under-privileged students.
- Raise funds for Nanhi Jaan’s kid patients, who are fighting with Cancer, at Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Hospital (PGI).
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)
A great experience to see the creativity at its best. Congratulation and best wishes to all young artists.
We deeply appreciate the association. It is a wonderful exhibition!
A lovely, inviting and vibrant exhibition. Dil bot khush hua 🙂
Unbelievable, awesome & keep up the good work!
Elite exhibit of paintings by professional and amateur artist. All of you, please keep on spreading art.
Absolutely amazing exhibition. Wonderful job by all artists. Special love for Sunil, the Sikh boy Harkawal and special kid Nikita. Kudos Mr Shanker!!!
Really delighted to see the great works done by young and budding artists nurtured by Shanky Studio. What an amazing talent each one of them have in their own works. Wish them a great success in all their future ventures!
Amazing and wonderful exhibition by the kids and adults!
It is indeed a different world, especially when it is introduced by small children. A real good initiative on the part of the teacher i.e. Surinder Shanker Anand and children. Many more to go! Excellent paintings!!
Amazing work! Loved the creativity!! Keep shining!!!
Great efforts done by all students who are guided by great teacher Mr Surinder Shanker Anand. Great efforts Sir. Keep it up!
Wonderful exhibition! It is so heartening to see motivated artists!!
Amazing talent!!! Hats off to the Artist Surinder Shanker Anand, who has helped the kids emerge as great artists.
A commendable art works by young budding artists! A very inspiring and encouraging effort!! Awestruck!!!
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!!
It’s amazing! Brilliant work of art. At such a young age the kids are so innovative!! Excellent!!!
Great work done by children of Shanky Studio. Very inspiring and excellent display. Keep it up! Looking more in near future under a creative supervision of Artist Surinder Shanker Anand 🙂
Fabulous artwork by very talented young children of Shanky Studio! It gives me immense joy to see, encourage and facilitate them. Best wishes and good luck!!
Shanky Studio initiatives are –
- Free art and craft classes.
- Provided free art supplies to underprivileged students.
- Given financial assistance to poor, needy and deserving students for their school fees and books.
Article in Mahajan Bhavan’s monthly news letter –
जनवरी 2010 से महाजन भवन आर्टिस्ट सुरेन्द्र शंकर के साथ मिलकर आर्ट की नि:शुल्क क्लासें चलाता आ रहा है। इस दौरान, महाजन भवन ने लगभग 300 फ्री आर्ट एवं क्राफ्ट की क्लासें चलाईं जिसमें 4 से लेकर 75 साल के 300 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 https://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।