Rawalpindi - Art works featuring handmade jewellery, decoration items, flowers’ arrangements and dresses made by students were put on display in a two-day exhibition at Rawalpindi Arts Council, which kicked off on Saturday.

MPA Tehseen Fawad, Barrister Danial Chaudhry accompanied by Naheed Manzoor and Director RAC Waqar Ahmed inaugurated the exhibition. Students from more than 20 training courses including fashion designing, textile designing, stain glass, interior decoration, painting, flower making, glass painting, cutting and sewing and pottery decoration classes made 26 stalls.

The stalls featuring gems and jewellery attracted most visitors on the first day.

After the inauguration ceremony, Tehseen Fawad said that RAC had imparted training to its students in such a practical way that they were able to contribute to the homemade industry and could earn their livelihood with respect.

Barrister Danial Ch said that the RAC role in development of art and culture could not be falsified. He added that the students had full command over their work.

Speaking on the occasion, Naheed Manzoor said that the council always stressed on practical work and lessoned to the students of morality along with formal education. Director RAC Waqar Ahmed said that professional education was a great source to lessen unemployment and enable the youth to get respectable jobs. The Rawalpindi Arts Council is imparting practical and technical education to the young talent which is appreciable step, he said.

Vessels, frames, embossed file work, jute work, wall hanging, flowers arrangements, partition screen work, stainless glass, lamps, purses, jewellery boxes, candles, and dresses of all kinds were put on display at the exhibition which would conclude on Sunday.


our staff reporter