1st Print Biennale India 2018 Award ceremony was organized

1st Print Biennale India 2018 Award ceremony was organized in New Delhi.

  • The award ceremony was organized by Lalit Kala Academy.
  • The Chief Guest of the programme was Ms. Sujata Prasad, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Culture.
  • Awardees were: Arup Kumar Kuity (Andhra Pradesh), Satya Narayana Gavara (Andhra Pradesh), Preya Bhagat (Uttar Pradesh), Purvi Parmar (Gujrat) and Sonal Varshneya (Uttar Pradesh)
  • Apart from the 5 awardees of the 1st PBI, 8 printmakers have been chosen Honourable Mention by the PBI Jury panel; these artists include Urmi Roy (Bangladesh), Seema Sharma (Nepal), Jagadeesh Tammineni (India), Srinivas Pulagam (India), Arun Kumar Maurya (India), Shripad Amrut Gurav (India), Uma Shankar Shah (Nepal) and Ugne Zilyte (Lithuania).
  • The awardees of the Biennale India got 2 lac rupees as prize money along with the medallion and certificate.

Source – http://pib.gov.in/PressReleaseIframePage.aspx?PRID=1529825

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