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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. Visual Art Exhibitions at no-profit and no-loss basis initiatives at Shanky Studio under CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) –

Creative Karma Visual Art Exhibition 2019

This year, Creative Karma Visual Art Exhibition was held at Punjab Kala Bhavan, Chandigarh, on the 14th and the 15th, December 2019, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., on both days. Fifty artists, with ages ranging from 16 to 70 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, Jammu and Chandigarh; and had exhibited over 1000+ artworks to the people of Tricity.

Participants

Participants were Aditi Mohindra, Anu Kumar, Ajay Kumar, Akanksha Sharma, Dr Amarjit Singh, Arshdeep Tanghi, Dhanya Nair, Gourav Mahajan, Gurpreet Singh, Harjeet Kaur, Harmanpreet, Hemantikaa Choudhary, Kanchan J., Karuna Sharma, Khushboo Gupta, Khyati Sagar, Kirandeep Kaur, KM Bhatnagar , Koshika Pandey, Kritika Choudhary , Dr Kulbhushan, Kumud Goel, Mauli Bhatnagar, Dr Mini Malhotra, Mohit Bansal, Moinaa Singh, Navjyot Kaur, Navya Jain, Nikita Sachdeva , Nirmita Rajput, Pardeep Verma, Pooja Garg, Pritpal Singh Matharu, Punam Batra, Puneet Madan, Reena Chopra, Shama, Shinee Singh, Shruti Thakur, Simran Kaur, Smanta, Sonika Aggarwal, Subhash Shorey, Sunil, Surinder Shanker Anand, Veer Deepinder Kaur, Vivek Parkash Singh, Winky Kaur And Yamini Dogra.

Creative Karma Team

Our sincere thanks to Creative Karma Team, Sonika Aggarwal, Moinaa Singh, Yamini Dogra, KM Bhatanagar, Shruti Thakur and Shama 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.

Collaborative Partners

Shanky Studio presents Creative Karma Visual Art Exhibition, in association with Art & Ko and NGO Tammana.

Art & Ko is a cultural advocate using art to connect, inspire, and inform. Playing a dynamic role in the community, Art & Ko thrives as a place for learning, dialogue, and enjoyment through art. Art & Ko is a cultural advocate using art to connect, inspire, and inform. Playing a dynamic role in the community, Art & Ko thrives as a place for learning, dialogue, and enjoyment through art. Art & Ko is building a community of artists to connect art with coffee and conversations. Art & Ko calls out all the artists, the appreciators and the hungry. Hungry for aesthetics and all things beautiful.

NGO 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.

Inauguration

Sh. Pawan Bansal, the Former Union Minister Chandigarh, was the Chief Guest, who visited the venue and inaugurated the exhibition on 14th December 2019 and interacted with each participant one by one. As a testimonial, he wrote, “It has been a very rewarding experience to visit the Creative Karma Visual Art Exhibition. All artists have shown a high level of expertise in their chosen medium. My best wishes to them”.

Guest of Honour

Finally, it is a great honour for us that Shri Ravinder 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 –

“प्यार जब कहीं महकता है
किसी के रंगों और आकारों में
किसी के शब्दों और विचारों में
किसी के अभिनय और इशारों में
भाव विभोर जन्नत मुस्कराती है वहाँ
अपने नूरानी दिलकश नज़ारों में ….

It was a life time bliss in experiencing such emotions in an unique interactive session with the versatile artists who were together in an exhibition organised by Creative Karma. I was overwhelmed with the love and grace of dear Surinder Shanker Anand and dear Sonika who form the soul of this unique show of fruitful sentiments. Art is certainly a communication of the delight one feels about the world he lives in. All artists of this exhibition are capable of ruling the hearts of the mankind as they are alive to the value of selfless love. The exhibition was inaugurated by Shri Pawan Kumar Bansal the former Union Minister. Hats off to such togethernesses where people earn the most precious emotional wealth.”

Punjab Kala Bhavan

Lastly, our sincere thanks to Mr. Diwan Manna (President, Punjab Lalit Kala Academy), Mr. Nageshwar, Sukhwinder Kaur and staff of Punjab Kala Bhavan who went out of the way to help us for organizing this exhibition. Without their support Creative Karma Visual Art Exhibition wouldn’t be possible.

Media Coverage

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

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PARTICIPANTS

2

EXHIBITION

2500

VISITORS

1000

EXHIBITS

Creative Karma Visual Art Exhibition 2018

In 2018, 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

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 sincere 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.

Collaborative Partners

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”

Inauguration

Finally, it is a great honour for us that Shri Ravinder 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।”

Special Guest

Respected Mrs Bharati Sharma and Mr Ram Kumar Sharma of Bama Academy, Panchkula also visited the exhibition and gave their blessings to the participants.

Media Coverage

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

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PARTICIPANTS

2

EXHIBITION

1500

VISITORS

300

EXHIBITS

Creative Karma Visual Art Exhibition 2017

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 –

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PARTICIPANTS

2

EXHIBITION

750

VISITORS

175

EXHIBITS

Creative Karma Visual Art Exhibition 2016

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.

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)

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PARTICIPANTS

2

EXHIBITION

350

VISITORS

65

EXHIBITS

TESTIMONIALS

Isha Kakaria,Chandigarh, India
Bravo to such a fine collection of work. Creative Karma, organized by Shanky Studio, is doing a great job at polishing these artists, giving all a fantastic platform to showcase their talent. A special and humble thank you for presenting a portrait of me! Mohit has done some really nice work! Keep it up! Greatful to Mr Surinder Shanker Anand.
Trilok Thakur, Chandigarh, India
अति उत्कृष्ट कला का प्रदर्शन ! सभी बधाई के पात्र ! हार्दिक शुभ कामनायें !
Dr. Mini Malhotra,Chandigarh, India
Thanks a lot, Shankar Sir! It was a great learning experience. It was my first one and I had a blast! Made new friends, appreciated their art-n-craft and enjoyed myself to the fullest!
Moinaa Singh, Chandigarh, India
Thank you, Shanker Sir for providing such a wonderful platform for artistes not only to showcase their work but also be able to freely intermingle with each other. The atmosphere you provided was unparallel. What a wonderful experience this exhibition has been. Thank you enormously!
सुनील, फुट आर्टिस्ट, Chandigarh, India
मैं सुनील आप सबका तहे दिल से शुक्रिया करता हूं | कि मुझे आप सब ने ढेर सारा प्यार दिया | स्पेशल थैंक्स करता हूं शंकर सर एंड सोनिका मैम का उन्होंने मुझे आप सबके बीच बुलाया एंड क्रिएटिव कर्मा का हिस्सा बनाया ताकि मैं अपने हुनर को आप लोगों तक पहुंच सकूं| मैंने क्रिएटिव कर्मा एग्जीबिशन में बहुत कुछ सीखा एंड बहुत सारे टैलेंटेड आर्टिस्ट्स से मिला| मैं सब धन्यवाद करता हूं|
Reena Chopra, Ambala, India
Thank you for the fantastic experience… a well organised, warm and interactive exhibition. Loved meeting so many talented people!
Tirlok Thukral, Chandigarh, India
एक ऐसा प्लेटफॉर्म यहां पर अनुभवी कलाकार और प्रशिक्षु कलाकार साथ साथ काम करते हैं व सभी को अपनी कला प्रदर्शित करने का समान अवसर मिलता है, शंकर जी व उनके साथी कलाकार अपनी कला साधना के साथ साथ ही प्रशिक्षु कलाकारों को प्रोत्साहित करते हुए आगे बढ़ने का बहुत ही अच्छा मौका देते हैं जोकि वाकई बहुत सराहनीय कार्य है ! मेरी शुभकामनाएं शैंकी स्टूडियो के साथ है !
Navjyot Kaur, Chandigarh, India
I really appreciate the hard work you all put in to make the exhibition a success. Hope I get another chance to participate in more shows in the future.
Rajnish Malhotra, Chandigarh, India
A great experience to see the creativity at its best. Congratulation and best wishes to all young artists.
Isha Kakarria (NGO Tammana), Chandigarh, India
We deeply appreciate the association. It is a wonderful exhibition!
Supreet Dhiman, Chandigarh, India
A lovely, inviting and vibrant exhibition. Dil bot khush hua 🙂
Manu Jatana, Chandigarh, India
Unbelievable, awesome & keep up the good work!
Charanjeev Singh Nanda, Chandigarh, India
Elite exhibit of paintings by professional and amateur artist. All of you, please keep on spreading art.
Viaks Arora, Chandigarh, India
Absolutely amazing exhibition. Wonderful job by all artists. Special love for Sunil, the Sikh boy Harkawal and special kid Nikita. Kudos Mr Shanker!!!
Brig. G.S. Gosal, Chandigarh, India
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!
Chitkara International School, Chandigarh, India
Amazing and wonderful exhibition by the kids and adults!
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 i.e. Surinder Shanker Anand 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 Artist Surinder Shanker Anand, 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 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 🙂
Simran Gosal Bhullar, Chandigarh, India
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!!

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