Sarala Birla Academy School emerged winners for the Art & Design competition

Bangalore, September 22, 2017: Sarala Birla Academy School emerged winners for the Art & Design competition – ‘Chiaroscuro 2017’ - organized by Legacy School at its Hennur campus. The contest was conducted to provide a platform to the students with an artistic talent and exhibit their creativity using the medium of their own choice.

With this year’stheme as ‘Aeonian – Timeless Art’, the institute invited schools across thecity to be a part of the mega fest. The competition categories included -Photography/ Videography, Native Art, Shoe Art, Face Painting, Sketch Swap,Installation & Story Board. Students from Grades 6 to 12 participated in thefest.


Other schools thatparticipated included; Oakridge International School, Deccan InternationalSchool, Bangalore International School, Greenwood High, I Can The LearningCentre School, Mysore and many more. Chiaroscuro 2017 witnessed art enthusiastscoming together to explore their artistic abilities and sensibilities; theydemonstrated their unique perceptions, reflections and knowledge. Theyparticipated in various competitions, workshops, art walks and galleryshowcases.


The community doodlewas one of the major highlight for the event, where the students, faculty andstaff together was doodling on the huge canvas. Amidst the lively atmosphere ofcanvases and cardboards being painted, a workshop on Character Design forAnimation by Dr. Leonardo Beltran, a globally renowned name in animation andfounder of Dr. Beltrans School of Animation & Visual Wonder, Bangalore, washeld. There was also a Functional Design Workshop by Prof Monika Bijlani,faculty, Indian School of Design and Innovation, Mumbai.


Ms Aarohi Singh, apassionate artist from Bangalore enriched students in her keynoteaddress.  The International Knowledge put up an information desk wherethey shared information on US University programs related to Art as wellas to answer any general questions they may have about university admissions,program options and scholarship availability. Sublime Galleria showcased selftaught artist A V Ilango's art collection at the fest.


"We aredelighted to host our 5th Annual Inter-School Fine Art & Design Festivaland Competition - 'Chiaroscuro 2017.' It was heartening to see more than 100art enthusiasts from various international schools across the city beingsupported and encouraged by their schools to pursue their passion and interestin the Arts. It was exciting to see students exhibit their competencies inaesthetics, communication, language, business and international mindedness. Weare so pleased to see students enjoy and construct their learning through theexploration and ideation of various aspects of art and design. Chiaroscuro is amosaic of creativity and culture coming together to form a beautifulexperience. In 2018, we hope to see more schools support their budding artstudents and encourage their participation in this festival", said Mr.Saad Sait, Executive Director, Legacy School Bangalore. Chiaroscuro asthe fest is called, refers to the use of light and shadow to create theillusion of light from a specific source shining on the figures and objects inpainting.


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