Solo Art Exhibition By
Artist Nikhilchandra Das
During 4th May to 25th May 2013
Nikhilchandra Das,famous for special kind of paintings, who lives and works in Narail, is coming to join second residency program in Gallery Jolrong.
Nikhil obtained his formal education in Fine Arts from The College of Arts and Crafts (at present, Faculty of Fine Arts, Dhaka University).Unlike others, he returned to his roots, Narail, where he is descended from. Keeping the family tradition of patachitra (scroll painting) in his mind, he collected more than three hundred pater gaan (songs on pata) and he carefully followed the forms of patachitra while choosing his artistic expressions. He also chose everyday rural life as the core of his subjects and to narrate the story, he depended on different motifs. For that, one can level his artistry as based on different motifs.
An Outline of Bangladesh Folk Art
by Shawon Akand
Jointly Gallery Jolrong and Journeyman are going to publish a book on Bangladesh Folk Art very soon.