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JAMMU: Senior Artist of Jammu, Jang S. Verman will participate in National Art Festival being organized by Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi from 14th to 18th March, 2018 at Patni Top (J&K). He has been invited along with other well known painters of the country, to participate in the prestigious event of the Akademi.

Jang S. Verman is well known artist of Jammu working in multi- media and working on innovative techniques. He is writing on art & culture and is a writer of Punjabi also. His art has been displayed internationally in Sweden, South Korea and India in international art exhibitions at New Delhi (thrice), Kolkata, Jammu (thrice), Chandigarh (twice), Naggar (Kullu) (four times), International art camp at Naggar (Kullu) (twice) and Bhamlada (Pathankot- Dalhousie Highway). His art has been put on display and he has participated in art events at national and state level in cities like New Delhi, Benglore, Ludhiana, Kolkata, Chandigarh, Lucknow, Amritsar, Sunderbani, Rajouri, Jammu, Shimla, Jalandhar, Bhamlada (Pathankot- Dalhousie Highway), Bhopal, Gwalior, Gajansoo (Indo- Pak border), Kargil and Chamba etc.

He has written columns on art & culture in a number of news papers and magazines of J&K state. His poetry and short stories have been published in periodicals in the state. He is senior journalist in a daily of Jammu and contributing full page on art- culture on every Sunday. He has worked as first Assistant Exhibition and Programme Officer of Chandigarh Lalit Kala Akademi and presently is on the Editors’ Board of Punjabi literary magazine ‘Aabru’, a publication with international standards published from Jammu and included in the UGC’s approved list of magazines. He has been associated with five universities in India to work as paper setter, examiner, judge and expert to conduct workshops and demonstrations. He has also worked as Divisional Organizing Commissioner (Scout), KVS Divisional Assoc. of BS&G, Jammu and Assistant State Organizing Commissioner, KVS State Assoc. of BS&G, New Delhi.

Jang S. Verman is recipient of awards and honours from prestigious organizations like All India Fine Arts & Crafts Society (AIFACS), New Delhi, Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi, Chandigarh, H P State Museum, Simla, Centre for Cultural Resources (CCRT), New Delhi, Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS), New Delhi (Min. of Edu./ HRD), KVS, Jammu and others. His art works figure in important art galleries and museums in the country.