Impactful Art Exhibition

Bangalore, 13th March 2024: Stonehill International School’s Grade 12 Visual Arts students presented their eclectic collection of work at Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, Bangalore, on the 7th and 8th of March 2024. The Exhibition, titled “Nuances of the Human Experience,” marked the culmination of the past one and a half years of dedicated effort by these talented artists.

This extraordinary showcase, which featured the works of seven talented artists, was a journey through diverse perspectives and thought-provoking themes. It was a captivating exploration of dreams, nature, celebrating womanhood, memories, obstacles to human development, and escapism. The artists worked on a wide range of media which included painting, drawing, digital work, and photography.

Kaija’s artwork seamlessly blended symbolism and Psychology to explore the mysterious depths of human consciousness. Advaiith’s artistic exploration delved into various nature-related topics. Each of his pieces served as a unique exploration of nature’s influence on contemporary interiors, creating a visually impactful show. Arya addressed societal pressures, beauty standards, and the resilience of women in the face of adversity. Noah used the powerful medium of photography to capture the strength, resilience, and diversity of rural women in India and Vietnam.

Sohee provided a personal and poignant perspective on the impact of relocation from Korea to India. Her artwork invited viewers to reflect on the profound significance of memories in shaping one’s identity. Elisa, with a thematic focus on obstacles to human development, employed diverse artistic media to address challenges ranging from corruption to mental health struggles. Aastha’s multimedia approach explored the theme of escapism. Her artwork included terracotta sculptures and paintings, collectively conveying a narrative of breaking free from constraints and seeking solace in fantasy.

The Exhibition, with its diverse array of themes and artistic expressions, was a captivating experience for art enthusiasts and the community at large.

Ranmali Hapugalle, Secondary Visual Arts Teacher at Stonehill International School, commented, “The Visual Arts programme at Stonehill is celebrated for its holistic approach, fostering creativity and nurturing essential skills in visual communication. The programme goes beyond traditional boundaries, encouraging interdisciplinary connections, promoting global perspectives while preparing students for higher education in the Arts or related subjects.”