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The way Goans remember Goa

27 Oct 2018 04:44am IST

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27 Oct 2018 04:44am IST

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David Flaviano Fernandes, a senior artist from Goa, is having his multi media art exhibition titled ‘Goan Crazy’ at Carpe Diem Art Gallery – Majorda, which - portrays both the nostalgia and the beauty of Goa, the way the locals see it. The exhibition will open on Saturday evening

Carpe Diem Art Gallery

- Majorda will be hosting an exhibition titled “Goan Crazy” - a multi-media art show by David Flaviano Fernandes, which will include watercolours, acrylics, tile murals, coffee table inlays, miniatures and more - portraying both the nostalgia and the beauty of Goa, the way locals see it.

David, a senior artist from Goa, passed out from Sir J. JJ. School of Art, Mumbai. During his time in Mumbai, David worked as a Visualizer with well-established advertising companies before choosing to further his career in the UK.

As a commercial artist, David is well versed with the various mediums, styles and techniques of art and understands the different avenues art has to offer. Till date festive seasons are a time where his window painting and design skills are in high demand not only in Goa but also in Mumbai. As a teacher over the last twenty years odd years, David has taught multiples of students of all ages and backgrounds. David’s ability to make the subject of painting and craft appear like child’s play has been his biggest asset as a teacher. David’s pet subject for long now has been “Goa”. From sunsets on the beach, fisher folk and coconut pluckers at work and well known scenic spots to the flora and fauna of Goa and caricatures of cheerful Goan local village scenes. Whether it’s his miniatures, azulejos or larger acrylic based artworks, one can truly appreciate the essence of Goa in David’s artworks from the vibrant colours on his palette. David’s experience in art and teaching has made him a household name in South Goa as both kids and adults alike have all been his students. David has also been associated with creative spaces like Carpe Diem where he has been a regular resource artist for the last 4 years.

The exhibition will formally open on October 27 at 7 pm and will continue until the end of the 7th November between 10 am and 7 pm. (Except on Mondays)

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