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Swasti blends hearts and art for needy cancer patients

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Mysuru: Art is a therapy which helps in improving the quality of health care, said artist Bhagya Ajaykumar. 

Bhagya Ajaykumar
 
Swasthi a contemporary Art Gallery had organized seventh edition of 10- day International Art Meet at its premises in Bharath Hospital and Institute of Oncology, Hebbal in the city.
 
The artists attending the camp
 
The art camp started on February 16 and will conclude on February 26. Ten artists from various countries are participating in the camp. They came to Mysuru and transformed their imagination into creativitywith a touch of brush. The artifacts will be kept on display cum sale among the cigniscentis.  The proceedings will be donated to HCG Foundation for cancer treatment to needy people. 
 
An artist with her art work
An artist with her work
 
The art camp chief organiser and Swasthi founder Bhagya Ajaykumar told media persons “previous year we had organised  anational level meet and this year  international meet. 
 
One of the paintings produced at the camp
 
Swasti, is an initiative of HCG Foundation and the gallery was launched in 2007 to promote art and to raise funds for the Foundation to help support economically weaker cancer patients. Swasti is actively involved in organising art shows, camps and workshops hosting artists from across the world and from the length and breadth of the country. The gallery offers a platform to bring forth young and upcoming artists besides organising shows of eminent artists. Swasti aspires to create a space for art lovers and buyers by exhibiting quality art pieces. 
 
HCG Foundation has over the years provided quality cancer care to over 3, 500 needy patients across India. 
 
A group of artists from France, Lebanon, Kazakhstan, Romania, Switzerland, USA and India have been invited to produce art works on various themes. Participating Artists are Susan Firestone, Susanna Neiderer, Claudia Lazar, Takla El Ghalbouni, Nurbolat Askar, Noha Shamseddine, Babita Das, Tinku Das, David Davidso and Bhagya Ajaikumar.
 
Following the camp, there will be an Art show in Bangalore, on February 26 at Ibis Hotel to raise funds for the underprivileged cancer patients.  All the proceeds of the art works sold will be utilised for treating cancer patients, she added. 
 
Artist Susan Firestone from Kazaksthan told ” I am an artiste and therapist. Art is a medium to spread happiness and i am very happy to participate in this camp. Here art is a bridge between society and needy people, she claimed.
 
– Team Mysoorunews
 

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