The budding artists on Saturday were seen urging the art lovers to take care of the greenery and river water through their crafts and art works. More than 250 students from Chamarajendra Visual Arts College unfurled the finest forms of arts at the Dasara CAVA Mela 2016 at Chamarajendra Visual Arts College.
The two-day long art festival at the college exhibited as many as 120 blend collection of the photography, paintings and sculptures. MCC Mayor B L Bhyrappa inaugurated the programme and witnessed the art works by the students.
The art works mainly consisted themes such as deforestation, dried up Cauvery River reservoirs, smoking kills and others. While the machinery for preparing the crafts were provided from the college, the students had to invest their own materials for their works.
Speaking to City Today, Sumalatha, a resident of Vijayanagar, Mysuru said: “It is nice to see the different kinds of art forms with the theme of save water, anti tobacco and other social awareness arts. I have been visiting these kinds of exhibition from past many years. Art could be the best form of spreading social awareness and messages to the public.”