Country’s art quarterly Shilpoprobha has stepped into its 7th year. By earning the trust of artists, poets, writers and patrons, Shilpoprobha has passed 6 incredible years. Last evening, at Society for Promotion of Bangladesh Art (SPBA) organized Shilpoprobha’s 7th Anniversary Celebration at Gulshan’s Edge Gallery. To celebrate, Shilpoprobha honored six distinguished artists with lifetime achievement awards. At the same time, 5 young art-critics also received special honor at the event.
The distinguished artists who received the honor are- artist Mustafa Monowar, artist Samarjit Roy Chowdhury, artist Hashem Khan, artists Rafiqun Nabi, artist Monirul Islam, artist Kanak Chapa. The other artists who received honor at the event are- artist Nisar Hossain, art critic Jahid Mustafa, artist and art critic Rashid Amin, art critic and researcher Sylvia Naznin and young art curator Kehkah Sabah.
Society for Promotion of Bangladesh Art’s chairman and Shilpoproova’s publisher Anjan Chowdhury has said in the welcome speech that, SPBA will always support country’s artists. He specially mentioned the nurturing of young talents. He also said, “Shilpoprobha’s 7th Anniversary is a special occasion. We are delighted to honor the artists of our country. Their contribution to our country is endless and incredible. Each and every one of them is bigger person by heart. Shilpoprobha is mainly a paper about art that emphasizes on young talents. It is one of the most important platforms for young art writers. Today Shilpoprobha is happy to honor all these artists and writers.”
At the event, SPBA’s founder chairman Aldem B. Kabir discussed different acitivities in his speech.
Country’s distinguished artists, poets, art critics, ambassadors, art collectors and art admirers were present at the event.