Kohima: The Nagaland state department of art and culture in association with the NEU Naga Art Foundation is organising an ‘Artists' Corner’ till December 10 coinciding with the ongoing Hornbill Festival. The exhibition-cum-sale is being held at the Kohima World War II Museum premises in Kisama.
Officials from the department said that the main purpose of setting up an Artists' Corner at Kisama was to promote and encourage local artists in order to harness their creative potential. The department organises this annual event to facilitate upcoming artists’ and thereby promote professionalism in the field of art and culture.
The paintings at the corner features artworks involving acrylic, sketch, water colour, sculpture, engraving on granite, charcoal, abstract art, landscapes and portraits, among others.
Altogether, 33 local artists from Kohima, Dimapur and Mokokchung have contributed their paintings for sale as well as for exhibition.