Rawalpindi - A group exhibition on printmaking by young artists Rabia Zubair, Almas Fatima, Wajeeha Zubair and Zuhra Rubab opened at Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) on Tuesday.

As many as 40 prints of four artists from Lahore have been showcased in the exhibition inaugurated by Cultural Councillor of Japan Embassy Toshikazu Isomura. RAC Resident Director Waqar Ahmed was also present on the occasion.

A large number of art lovers visited the RAC and admired the work of the artists.

The artists Rabia, Almas, Wajiha and Zuhra have recently done masters in fine arts from Punjab University (PU). They are experimenting with traditional and new techniques.

They have used warm and cool colours while theme is to promote and introduce new trends of printmaking.

More than 40 masterpieces showcase techniques of line etching, collograph, open bites and mix media. Rabia depicted the theme of resilience while Almas depicted the theme of desire.

Addressing at the inaugural ceremony, Cultural Councillor of Japan Embassy Toshikazu Isomura said that Pakistani youth was very talented and there was a need to provide them with a platform to explore their hidden talent and RAC was doing much in this regard.

He congratulated Rabia, Almas, Wajiha and Zuhra for successful exhibition.

Former RAC RD Naheed Manzoor said that the young talent would touch the zenith of popularity in the field of fine arts through their unique works.

Resident Director Waqar Ahmed said that RAC was not only providing opportunities to new talent but is also giving platform without any distinction.

The exhibition will continue till September 26.