Group Etching Print Exhibition – 2012 at Newa Chen Art Gallery

Abstract: Printmaking is the process of making artworks by printing; normally on papers. Printmaking techniques are generally divided into the basic categories as relief, intaglio, planographic and stencil. As relief technique woodcut prints are familiar in Nepal from a very earlier age through ritual and commercial use which is still practiced. Likewise etching is not a new media for us. Etching is a process of playing intaglio method with acid on metal plates with needle, color, etching machine and paper. It was in practice for commercial purpose like in printing press, goldsmith and many sectors in Nepal.

Sabita Dongol: In my these etching print work, I have given title as Lady, Peacock, feast and Peace pagoda. In Lady I want to show the expression of a lady, when she is alone she want to share her feeling with flowers. (more)
Ishan Pariyar: In my first two works titled 'form of life' and 'dreaming'. First, I am trying to show the state of mind to play role of different responsiblities with the figure of two head. (more)
NRB=Money is like a magnet. There is nothing in this world which cannot attract by money. (more)
Manju Shyaula: I have selected pregnancy as a theme for my series. Here I have tried to show the imagination or let's say the euphoric feelings of a pregnant mother (more)
Rukumani Shrestha: We have rich cultural & religious heritage. Women are involved in these activities with joy and happiness. Early in the morning they go to temple and stupa for worshipping God and Goddesses(more)
Saurganga Darshandhari
I am interested in using myself as the medium. My work often explores the relation between spectator and the observation we have connection between living and non-living things like umbrella, apple, human, culture and colors (more)
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Etching has been introduced in Nepalese contemporary art scenario more than forty years ago. Printmaking has its own expression creating artwork which is quiet popular and established

in the modern art world.


  • Ms. Saurganga Darshandhari
  • Ms. Rukumani Shrestha
  • Ms. Manju Shyaula
  • Ms. Sabita Dongol
  • Mr. Ishan Pariyar
  • Mr. Rajan Maharjan

Venue: Newa Chen Art Gallery
From: 25th August 2012 at 4:30 PM till 14th September 2012
Gallery hours: 10am to 5pm
Address: Newa Chen, Kulimha Kobahal-9, Lalitpur (Way to Kumbeswor Temple)
Phone: 5533532, 9841224753


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