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JAMMU: Jammu artist Jang S. Verman’s art works have been displayed in an International Art Exhibition at Gunsan Art Center in South Korea. The exhibition has been organized by ASROPA, an organization based in South Korea and headed by Prof. (Dr.) Clemens Beungkun SOU to commemorate 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games. The organizers have been organizing such other International Art Exhibitions since 1995. One hundred and three artists from forty three countries are participating in this exhibition.

Art works of eight Indian artists, viz. Jang S. Verman (J&K), Prabhinder Lall and Harpreet Kaur (Chandigarh), Sankari Mitra (West Bengal), Rupinder Kaur (MP), Roma Bahl (Jammu artist now based in Lucknow), Late Naveen Dhiman (HP) and Prof. Kashyap Parikh have been included in this International Art Show.  It may be mentioned that Jang S. Verman is working on his innovative technique in creating ‘NoPaint Images’ where no paint is applied but the images are created with the application of techniques of collage, drawing, photocopy, photography, and computer application. The images so created give the pictorial visuals of water colour paintings.

Jang S. Verman has participated in many International Art Exhibitions and Art Workshops/ Camps in Sweden, South Korea and in India at New Delhi (twice), Jammu (thrice), Nagar, Kullu (thrice) and Kolkatta (West Bengal). He has also displayed his art in various International, National and State art exhibitions and art camps at New Delhi, Jaipur, Lucknow, Benglurru, Kolkatta, Amritsar, Chandigarh, Mani Majra, Shimla, Patiala, Ludhiana, Bhamlada (Pathankot- Dalhousie NH), Chamba, Naggar (Kullu), Jammu, Kargil etc.

He has been awarded by many Art Academies in National and Regional Art Exhibitions and his works figure in the prestigious collections of Lalit Kala Akademi (LKA), New Delhi, All India Fine Arts & Crafts Society, New Delhi, Regional Centre of LKA at Luckmow, Indian Academy of Fine Arts, Amritsar, Himachal State Art Museum, Simla, International Roerich Memorial Trust, Naggar, Kullu, Chandigarh LKA, Punjab LKA, Chandigarh, J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages, Jammu and Srinagar, Kala Kendra, Jammu and many art organizations in the country. 

 

He has been associated with various organizations as executive member and working for the cause of art, literature, music and other forms of culture. He is on the Editors’ Board of Aabru Punjabi magazine with international standardization and as one of the approved journals of UGC. He is also contributing as a columnist on art and culture in various dailies and magazines.