Day 6 – Art project during coronavirus pandemic

Art in the time of Corona – hope and positivity through creativity” is an art initiative during coronavirus pandemic, which was announced the very next day after the national lockdown was declared by the Prime Minister of India on the night of 24th March 2020. This unique art initiative is managed by Indiaart and Khula Aasmaan. It has been supported by Finolex Industries and Mukul Madhav Foundation. Our appeal of fighting the Covid-19 pandemic with creativity of art has been well received by people of all age groups and professions. The participants in this art project are from diverse domains – school children, college students, working professionals, homemakers and senior citizens. Most of them are self taught. They all have created art using whatever they could get at home as all shops were closed during the strict national lockdown.

Lockdown art on Day 6

Here are the select artworks and their creators from day 6 of the lockdown due to coronavirus pandemic :

Painting by Aishani Sengupta, Bangalore

Aishani Sengupta working on her painting during lockdown

Painting by Aishani Sengupta, Bangalore (class 2).  Aishani is a student of Delhi Public School Bangalore East.

Painting by Aishani Sengupta, Bangalore

Painting by Ishika Roy, Kolkata

Ishika (class 12) is a student of Purwanchal Vidyamandir, Kolkata. Art for her has always been a passion besides dancing.

Her painting depicts the role of doctors and health workers during coronavirus pandemic.

Painting by Ishika Roy, Kolkata
Artwork Details :~
Title- A new incarnation of mother
Medium- watercolour on cartridge paper
Size- A4
This artwork entitled as “A new incarnation of mother” is an attempt from my side to show the reality which the world is facing today… Its definitely a hard time for everybody especially those people who are related with medical department of our country rather the world…we salute to all of them.Its a way of showing how these doctors nurture India like a new born baby…Its an inspired painting which when I saw somewhere remained in my memory with uneraseable colours.Hope you all like it.

Painting by Poorvitha S.

Painting by Poorvitha S. (class 4) in oil pastels

Poorvitha’s painting in oil pastels is about how to avoid corona and stay safe from Covid-19 pandemic.

Painting by Vidya Mani, Chennai

Vidya Mani is a post graduate in business administration and an aspiring artist since childhood.

Hope, acrylic painting on canvas (33 x 28 inches) by Vidya Mani from Chennai
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This art project has been supported by :

Finolex Industries is supporting the art initiative : Art in the time of Corona – hope and creativity will fight fear and panic.
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