Young Artist Exhibition opens at Alhamra

Show features 600 artworks by 400 artists from across the country

Our Correspondent April 01, 2022


The opening ceremony of the 18th Annual Young Artist Exhibition 2022, "Around the Corner", was held at the Lahore Arts Council Alhamra. Renowned Artist Rashid Rana and Executive Director of Alhamra, Zulfiqar Ali Zulfi, inaugurated the exhibition at the Alhamra Arts Centre on Thursday.

The show's chief guest, Rashid Rana, congratulated all the winners and shared his life experiences. Rana said, “Your connection to your own culture is the truth of your art, and Alhamra is a place for artists to be connected with their art.”

The winners of the 18th "Young Artists Exhibition" 2022 include Ayesha Naeem, Ayesha Siddique, Afaf Afzal Waeeaich, Gulzar Ali, Noor-Ul-Huda, Noor-Ul-Huda Tabasum, Riaz Ali, Saba Saleem, Syeda Sheeza Ali and Tahmina Noor. The best ten winners were awarded Rs10,000 each, shields and certificates.

The exhibition featured 600 artworks by 400 artists from across the country this year. The works included painting, miniature painting, drawings, printmaking, sculpture, installation, video, ceramic and graphic arts.

The Executive Director of Alhamra, Zulfiqar Ali Zulfi, congratulated those who achieved prominent positions and said that these young people would become our future stars. Zulfi said that it was a characteristic of the Lahore Arts Council that they did not miss any opportunity to inspire the youth.

Published in The Express Tribune, April 1st, 2022.


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