Satrangi : A Gond Expression
“Satrangi: A Gond Expression” presents artworks by Gond artists Shyam ,Venkat Shyam, Roshni Vyam who have won the first OJAS Art Award’15 at Zee Jaipur Literature Festival.
“The beautifully crafted artworks of Gond artists is a collage of seven colors which is so profusely visible in these Polychrome masterpieces. The assimilation of the same spreads out a Rainbow look of seven shades, hence the theme of these works takes the most appropriate nomenclature Satrangi,” says art historian Dr Neeru Misra in her essay for the exhibition.
In January 2015, OJAS Art in collaboration with Teamwork Arts announced the commencement of a distinctive award titled “Ojas Art Award” which is initiated to explore tribal and traditional art forms. The award was announced at Zee Jaipur Litearture Festival’15 . This year, Gond tribal art from Madhya Pradesh was the chosen art form. The award, which is going to be an annual feature at Zee JLF, will allow up-and-coming artists to showcase their talent amid receptive and wide audience. OJAS Art, through this award, provides a platform to receive recognition in front of 2.5 lakh people and also cash price to help support their future.