Gallery Cosmos etching printmaking for RU Fine Arts Faculty

Gallery Cosmos etching printmaking unit for RU Fine Arts Faculty


Gallery Cosmos has handed handover an etching printmaking machine, donated by Cosmos Foundation to the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Rajshahi, on 9 July 2018. A printmaking workshop at the campus where around 40 students and teachers of Fine Art Faculty of Rajshahi University, along with several Dhaka-based artists taking part. Cosmos Foundation also organised a similar event at Chittagong University last year and will continue to do so at other universities gradually.Dr Md Amirul Momanin Chowdhury, a professor at the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Rajshahi, conducted the workshop. Amirul Momanin Chowdhury, a renowned artist having expertise on diverse media, introduced the participants to different complex and experimental techniques of printmaking in an easy way.
Professor Dr Siddhartha Shankar Talukder, Dean of Faculty of Fine Arts, Rajshahi University, attended the inaugural ceremony of the workshop as chief guest while Dr Gulnahar Begum, a professor at the FFA, RU, presided over the programme. Apart from the workshop conductor, Sourav Chowdhury, Executive Artistic Manager of Cosmos Gallery, spoke at the inaugural event. Dr Md. Boni Adam, an Associate Professor of FFA, RU, hosted the ceremony.
Dr Md. Abdus Sobahan, Sujan Sen, Momotaj Parvin, Naznine Akter, Sudipto Islam, Faiz Mohammad, Joli Costa, Abdul Wakil Rajib, Jahid Hasan, Umme Habiba, Momena Akter and Ariful Islam also participated in the workshop. Cosmos Gallery will organise an art exhibition in Dhaka with the outcomes of this workshop. – Press release


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