…..it’s an honor and a privilege to have them with us!
And today, a teacher of a lifetime!
Margarete is gripped by Multiple Sclerosis but continues to exuberate positive spirits among all in her vicinity.
Friend and supporter to our cause!
Dr. Wolfgang Eric Grabs.
Former Chief of Water Resources Division,
World Meteorological Organization,
United Nations, Geneva.
Art lover and a lover of life itself!
Dr. Eric effervesces with a sense of humor amassed throughout his worldwide experiences during work regimen and his leisure times.
An inspiration to the foundation!
Dr. Mrs Pushpa Dravid
Ph.D. (Fine Arts)Bangalore University 2001
Pushpa Dravid Retired as a Professor, Dept of Architecture, Bangalore, 2011.
She has attended several National Art Camps and has more than 15 important solo shows including 2007 The Windsor Welcome Art Gallery Bangalore,2008 Punjab Art Council, Chandigarh, 2011 Habitat Centre Palm Court New Delhi and more than 20 group exhibitions, dated 2006 Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan, London (UK) 2011 Indonesia National Art Gallery. 2011 Art Gallary, Bali: and in prestigious venues of India, USA, UK and Europe to her credit.
Her collections grace the walls of prominent public and private places in India and abroad.
Her mural of Size 40`x22` using terra cota and fibre glass at The Karnataka State Cricket Association, Bangalore Phase- IV in Year 2011 is not just a piece of art but also an endorsement to an ace cricketer and the cricket team of India for their exemplary name in the world of Cricket by a proud mother to her son Rahul Dravid.
PERMANENT GALLERY SHRISTI, 952, 12th Main, HAL II Stage, Bangalore.
Amitabh travels extensively for art research, art projects, art commissions by prestigious art galleries and art collectors in India, Europe and USA.
Born in Kolkata 1941.
He Graduated in Painting from Govt. College of Arts and Crafts, Kolkata, 1963;
Received French Govt. Scholarship in Printmaking and Painting, studied at Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1966-69; and Ed.M, State University of New York at Buffalo under AICE-UNESCO Fellowship 1981.
After having travelled extensively in Far East, Europe, Africa and US he worked in Nigeria as the Head of Visual Arts in two Universities, 1976-87.
Amitabh held solo shows of Paintings in major galleries in India, Paris, Germany, Nigeria, Singapore and USA.
Founder President of Art Trust, Kolkata.
His area of works include paintings, writing, and video-art.
He has to his credit, Published book: SCROLL PAINTINGS OF BENGAL,
Authorhouse, UK, 2012.
“I paint on anything available to me, cardboard, bits of paper or small chits that I have when I am travelling” Human expressions intrigue me and I try to capture them in my artworks” says Jivan Adalja.
A Diploma in Painting, Dip. In applied Art, Dip. In graphic Art; Award of Scholarship to study Graphic Art in Poland from 1958-60, followed by Senior fellowship in Painting by the Government of India.
With a versatile and luminous portfolio of one man shows, participations, art camps, state and international awards his collections grace the Lalit Kala Academy, Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, Sahitya Kala Parishad New Delhi, National Museum, Warsaw (Poland), Office of Mayor, Szentendre, Hungary, and private collections in India and overseas.