A creative young couple in our midst – Ramdas and Kausalya

[su_custom_gallery source=”media: 1766,1765,1764,1763,1761″ link=”lightbox” width=”160″ height=”160″ title=”never”] Art coursed the veins of Ramdas Gadekar right from his school days at the St. Josephs Institute. Little wonder that he then joined the Goa College of Art. After graduation in 2005, he went into the digital art field and worked as a 2D background artist for a firm in Bengaluru. He honed …

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Meet Priya Alphonso – Portrait Artist, Dancer, Dog Lover

  A student sits through 3years of business administration lectures busy doodling and sketching away in her books. At the end of it all she realises her calling is in the fine arts and then goes on to do another graduation at the Goa College of Art. That’s the story of Priya Alphonso – portrait artist of our neighbourhood. Her …

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Peace Cranes from Goa sent to Hiroshima

In collaboration with the local area newspaper- Vasco Watch, Origami Artist Shivaram coordinated the origami Peace of Paper Project with various schools, institutions and citizens groups in Goa and taught them to fold the Traditional Japanese Origami Crane. The story of the little girl Sadako was narrated and the significance of the ceremony at the Hiroshima Peace Park on Aug …

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Goan Godhadis Through the Ages exhibition

Goa State Museum in collaboration with NAM (Naree Artisans Movement) has been documenting old Goan Quilts, since the beginning of 2013. The objective of this documentation is to have a record of old Goan Quilts and their makers, their stitches, designs and patterns and the stories connected to the Quilts. This documentation has thrown up delightful gems in terms of …

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