Annual international art expedition project, ‘ArtEco: 2022’ concluded with a stunning exhibition of over 100 Plein Air paintings and hi-tea at Brij Nest Lawn in Hotel Clarks Amer. These paintings were created by around 10 international and Indian artists who took part in a 10-day Plein Air painting workshop at the hotel. The Chief Guest on the occasion was Vice Chairman, Rajasthan Economic Transformation Advisory Council, Dr Arvind Mayaram. The programme was organised by Clarks Amer and Shryansy International. Renowned classical fusion musician Mr. Nathulal Solanki also graced the occasion with his live performace.
On the occasion, Dr Arvind Mayaram said that art transcends borders and artists communicate through their creations. Language is not a barrier for an artist. He also mentioned that the ArtEco 2022 is the first art event in Jaipur, post-pandemic, with international artists and he hopes that the city hosts many more such events.
Participating artists stayed at Clarks Amer and painted in the open-air places of historical importance in the city. Some of these sites included – Albert Hall, Jaigarh, Galta Ji, Nahargarh, Amer, etc. Apart from this, some of the artists also took inspiration from the hotel premises, especially the different artworks present at Clarks Amer. The camp was held from 5 to 14 February.
Art students Tanya and Elizaveta from Russia said that they were grateful for the opportunity to be a part of this exhibition. They enjoyed the luxurious experience of their stay at Hotel Clarks Amer and the architecture and aesthetics of the hotel have inspired them creativity.
Russian artist and interior designer, Irinia said that the ArtEco 2022 exhibition was organised in an impeccable manner and described Hotel Clarks Amer as an impressive blend of European and Indian culture and design aesthetic.
About ‘ArtEco: 2022’
‘ArtEco: 2022’ is a project is designed to globally promote heritage, art and culture. It also aims at bringing awareness towards environmental and ecological issues through art and community participation at every level. The sculptors make environment-friendly art, using locally available materials for their creations. Painters make Plein air paintings, on-the-spot, of interesting locales, places of historical, architectural and cultural importance with beautiful local landscapes. It helps in promoting an understanding of ancient Indian history and contemporary local culture