KOHIMA, Mar 13 (NEPS): A week-long Art Exhibition cum Sale under the theme – ‘One Wall Gallery’ – has been inaugurated in presence of media personnel by General Secretary of Kohima Press Club (KPC), Alice Yhoshu, who is Special Guest, at the Dream Café, Kohima on March 13, 2019.
This Art Exhibition cum Sale is first of its kind displaying the art works of three young local artistes – H. Akup Buchemhu, Neiphrezo Ezung and Ruokuoselhou Miachieo.
Congratulating the young artistes for their art works, the KPC General Secretary described as ‘amazing’ their art works displayed in a unique manner – ‘One Wall Gallery,’ a platform provided by the Dream Café leader, Theja Meru, and his team members.
Although Nagaland may be a tough place to sell art, Yhoshu believed that the ‘art was, is and will always be a powerful tool to connect people, and build bridges between people.’
Wishing the young artistes the best as they would explore ‘fresh possibilities,’ the KPC General Secretary also expressed gratitude to the Dream Café team leader, Meru and his team members for having steered many ‘dreams through Dream Café’ for the last 15 years.
Earlier, Meru, while welcoming the Special Guest for gracing the inauguration of the ‘One Wall Gallery’ and also media personnel for attending it, narrated how the Dream Café was conceived 15 years ago. He expressed his deep gratitude to the media people for highlighting all the activities initiated by them.
He said the idea of ‘One Wall Gallery’ was not only to provide a platform for the local artistes to display their talents and skills in the field of arts but also to reach out their stories of amazing art works to every nook and corner of the State and beyond.
He hoped that people would come to know the importance of arts and called upon the citizens to come and see the ‘amazing arts’ displayed through ‘One Wall Gallery’ at the Dream Café and buy the art works. It will continue till 20th March, 2019.
It may be mentioned that the three young artistes will undertake an exposure trip to the international giant art called ‘Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) at Hong Kong.
They also expressed their happiness on getting an opportunity to display their art works through the platform – ‘One Wall Exhibition’ – provided by the Dream Café. ‘We are excited to get our art works displayed in such a platform,’ they said. ‘We are extremely happy that we would be going to Hong Kong for taking part in the international art – ‘Savannah College of Art and Design.’