Bangalore: A spectacular “scrap art” sculpture is the centerpiece of General Motors’ participation in the 2017 CARTIST Automobile Art Festival in Bangalore.

The CARTISTAutomobile Art Festival is an annual art festival, combining Indian art andculture with the nation’s love for vintage cars.

A nationwideCARTIST Yatra is running from December to February 2018. Covering 9,100 kmthrough 10 cities, it offers 1000 artists the opportunity to showcase theirautomobile-inspired art. From those artists, 200 finalists will be selected toshowcase their artwork in the CARTIST Automobile Art Festival 2018 in Jaipur.

The GMTC-Isculpture showcased the artistic talent of the GM Design Centre’s employees.Adding to the talent display, senior GMTC-I leaders participated in a‘live-painting’ event, transforming the hoods of four Chevrolet Corvettes.

GMTC-Ipractices and actively promotes a work culture that encourages employees topursue their talents and areas of interest. The event witnessed senior membersfrom GMTC-I: Brian McMurray, VP, Engineering and Operations,GM, Anil Saini, Director, Design; Rituparna Dasgupta, GlobalTalent & Development at GM International and Rachana Darshan, DesignProgram Manager, General Motors.

“CARTISTperfectly blends GMTC-I’s passion for cars and art and provides an idealplatform for our talented employees to showcase their creativity,” said BrianMcMurray, Vice President Engineering and Operations, General Motors.

“Based inBangalore, GMTC-I is a key part of GM’s global engineering function and housesa state-of-the-art design studio and engineering center.

“The CARTISTYatra provided a great opportunity to GM to infuse art with creativity andinnovation. It has been a great experience to watch and appreciate thespectacular art displayed by my colleagues and other participants.”

The CARTISTAutomobile Art Festival has been organized in at Central CollegeBangalore, Palace Road, Gandhi Nagar, Bengaluru.

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