Doha, January 22 (QNA) - The Acrylic Pouring Exhibition 2 kicked off this evening at the Katara Cultural Village Foundation in partnership with Rassem Center for Creativity.
The exhibition's opening ceremony was attended by HE Minister of State and Qatar National Library President Dr. Hamad bin Abdelaziz Al Kawari as well as Katara General Manager Dr. Khalid bin Ibrahim Al Sulaiti and a number of artists and media professionals.
The artwork varied between realistic and abstract paintings, in warm colors.
Artist and Director of the Rassem Center for Creativity Mona Al Sada said in a statement to Qatar News Agency (QNA) that this exhibition's paintings are the fruit of an art workshop organized by the center, in which participants were introduced to the new art of acrylic pouring, which depends on the smoothness and spread of different acrylic colors using different mediums to mix colors without blending them, resulting with varied results depending on the technique.
Al Sada indicated that the exhibition presents more than 40 artworks made by 17 artists, including Kuwaiti artist Dr. Walid Sarab and the artworks of Mona Al Sada herself, in addition to the works of 15 female artists participating in the workshop, be it teachers, practitioners, or amateurs. Al Sada pointed out that this workshop is offered by the center periodically, and is announced on the center's various social media accounts.
Rassem Center for Creativity Director said that she seeks to highlight the works of talented artists and that whenever a sufficient number of artworks is accumulated from these workshops, she organizes an exhibition to shed light on the artworks and encourage the artists.
Al Sada praised Katara and those in charge of it, noting that Katara is an incubator of culture and art.
Rassem Center for Creativity was established two years ago and organized the first edition of the Acrylic Pouring Exhibition last year, in which about 12 male and female artists participated and produced about 30 artworks.
Acrylic Pouring Exhibition 2 will continue to attract the public in Gallery 2, Building 18, Katara. (QNA)