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 Mr. Venkatesh and junior sculptor Mr. Shiva Raj sculpted the statue of Vemana in a life-size. It took around 13 days to complete. Vemana, popularly known as Yogi Vemana, was born in Nellore. He was a great Telugu philosopher and poet. His great success in the path of Yoga gains the title of Yogi Vemana. His poems discuss the subjects of Yoga, wisdom, and morality. His stanzas in the Telugu language were famous around the globe for their simplicity, straightforwardness, and clarity. His poems are a kind of social, moral, and mystic nature.
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