Interstate Stone Sculpting Camp was held at The Dravidian University, organized by Karnataka Shilpakala Academy. The camp was for fifteen days, and the Shilpakala academy sends its own recognized twenty sculptors to sculpt the statue with ten senior Sculptors and ten junior sculptors. Different types of cement sculpting, stone carving, fiber casting, and metal casting are being organized in different states of India by Shilpakala academy. There was a reborn of Shilpakala academy for the modern age to get the past back to the present age. We were able to find all the stone carving and sculptures were sculpted by ancient people in the temples and historical places. Shilpakala started to choose and pick the most skillful and trained sculptor or artists to show their best work on the present status to change the trend.
Senior sculptor Mrs. Jyothi Bharithi, from Davangere, has completed her Master's studies at Bangalore University. She has attended around four camps from Shilpakala academy, and this was her 5th camp with them. Junior sculptor, Mr. Kishore from Tumkur, has completed Master's at Hampi University. He is basically a painting artist, and he has attended the sculpture camp for the first time. They carved the modern art for the Dravidian University library. They took 14 days to complete the sculpture. The Reader is known for reading books, symbolically telling us the place for reading or gaining knowledge. The sculptors required two stones to get the statue of The Reader.
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