Academy art expo in Mangalore from today

Addressing mediapersons, Akhter’s Art Gallery Director Dr N Akhter Hussein said that 96 paintings including 10 award winning works will be exhibited. State Bank of India Chief Manager Chaitanya Talluru will inaugurate the exhibition at 5 pm, he added. Hussein said that the 38th Academy Art Award distribution programme will be held at the IMA Hall near Milagres Church on same day at 6 pm. Kannada and Culture Department Director Manu P Baligar will distribute awards while Karnataka Lalitakala Academy Chairman Dr J S Khanderao will preside, he said.

Award Winners

Winners of 38th Academy Art Award Shivananda Basavanthappa, Gururaja R Alagonda, J Subramani, S Nataraj (all from Bangalore), K J Pradeep of Tumkur, Shafeeq J Mashalkar of Gulbarga, Prabhakar Mankal from Raichur, B M Muralidhar of Channarayapatna, Aruna Bhat of Uttar Kannada and Mangalorean Syed Asif Ali.

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