Clean up Nepal and Nepali artist Sarita Dongol will jointly host an art workshop for children aged 5 to 12 on Saturday, 20 September 2014 on the occasion of the Clean up Nepal 2014 Nationwide cleanup at the Community Children Art School, Chakupat. The theme of the workshop is ‘Join the GREEN REVOLUTION. Stop neighbourhood pollution.’ The workshop will engage children to use various mediums to reflect on pollution in their neighbourhoods, their causes and solutions on how these can be addressed.
• The workshops will be organised in groups of 25 children. Four workshops will run at the following times: 9am – 11am, 11am – 1pm, 1pm – 3pm, and 3pm – 5pm.
• Children will be required to bring materials for the workshop including colours [water colour, crayons, pencils, whichever media will be used), aprons, brushes, water bottle (for drinking), palettes, etc.]. Art paper will be provided by Clean up Nepal.
• Selected drawings from the workshop will be displayed at Clean up Nepal’s end of year exhibition.
Please register your child here: https://docs.google.com/
For further information, please get in touch with Sarita Dongol on 9841 224 753 or Clean up Nepal Program Officer, Kamal Rana on +977 1-4226471 between 10am to 5pm (Monday to Saturday). Note the Clean up Nepal office is closed on Sundays.
Sarita Dongol is a Master of Fine Arts graduate from Tribhuvan University. She has exhibited at 11 solo shows and participated in numerous art exhibitions and activities in Nepal and abroad. She is active in promoting the art of Nepal and passing on her interest in art to the next generation. She runs art activities for children through her organization Community Children Art School. Sarita is well-known for her canvas paintings of trees depicting her close connection with nature. Her paintings are abstract but on closer inspection are representative of majestic trees, vibrant and full of life, showcasing her understanding of humanity – happiness and suffering forming part and parcel of the cycle of life. Her exhibitions have great variety and this is evident in her artwork of some of nature’s purest forms.