Thoughts on Canvas conducts first ever children’s art exhibition in Lalit Kala Akademi Delhi, India’s National Academy of Art
For the first time in Indian history, children under 18 years of age across India were given the opportunity to showcase their art and early design skills at the Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, India’s national art academy under Ministry of Culture.
The exhibition was inaugurated on Sunday evening, 18th December by Shri Ram Nivas Goel, Speaker Delhi Vidhan Sabha. Shri Goel is serving as Speaker of the Delhi Legislative Assembly since 2015 and is sitting MLA for Shahdara. He has been associated with numerous social causes in providing medical services, health services, promotion of religious harmony for over 50 years in Delhi.
The exhibition is sponsored by Thoughts on Canvas, India’s largest virtual art and early design school. The school has a global presence having students across US, Canada, Singapore, Dubai, Australia and nearly every major city in India from Vadodara to Srinagar.
The exhibition showcases 300 works from over 175+ children artists, from all walks of life, including many children from under -privileged backgrounds.
The exhibition was inaugurated in the presence of guests from New Delhi government, Bollywood, fashion, and art industry and of course the proud parents, grandparents, friend, and family of the budding child artists! @thoughtsoncanvas.org
Over 15+ paintings of budding child artists were sold on the first day of the event.
In the words of Garima Govil, Principal Director, Thoughts on Canvas “Design thinking is a critical life skill, it is important to nurture and develop this skill in our children right from early ages”.
Shri Ram Niwas Goel, also offered Garima that next year she should showcase the children’s skills within the Vidhan Sabha premises itself.
School principals, artists , designers and other academicians attending the event also offered many points of guidance to the children at the opening ceremony.