Artists for a Cause, under the banner “Different Strokes,” in collaboration with Don Bosco’s “Konkan Development Society” got together for the fifth successive year, to showcase their God given talent at an Exhibition cum Sale of drawings, paintings and photographs.
These Goan artists are from varied backgrounds: doctors, busy housewives, professional artists, photographers and students. The exhibition held at the Sanskruti Bhavan, Patto on the 8th, 9th and 10th of December, 2018 showcased different genres of art: abstract, figurative, folk art, pen and ink works, water colors, miniature styles and more. Their sole purpose was to use their innate talents to educate a child, add a smile to a young face, feed a hungry stomach, or help a child in distress.
The Artists who participated in “Different Strokes” are: Mohan Naik, Harshada Kerkar, Suhas Shelkar as also Damodar Madgaonkar and Sandesh Gaundalkar, who have won laurels at the recent Goa State Art Exhibition, together with Dr. Aparna Pradhan, Nandini Raikar, Wilson D’Souza, Jyoti Mehta, Anita Kubal, Abeline Fernandes, Shamina Pereira, Vaishnavi Shalkhwalkar, Vasant Hede, Vatsala Kamat Hede, Stacy Rodrigues, Steishan Fernandes, Sunil Shirodkar, Jolene Pereira, Daniel de Souza, Clarence de Souza, Sherwin Pereira, Merwyn Caldeira, Deanne D`Souza, Dale Dias, Alvito D’Costa, Shailesh Dabholkar, Bazil Mota, Sarita Sawant, Stephanie de Sousa, Genevieve DSouza, Pooja Bel, Simona Fernandes, Jasmine Rocha, Rubina D`Souza and several others.
The exhibition was inaugurated by Mr. Edgar Melo Furtado and his wife Edith, who are long time patrons of Konkan Development Society.
Many art lovers and well wishers of KDS came for the exhibition, appreciated the beautiful works on display and were pleased to contribute towards the uplifting work that KDS does with needy children.