Chitrakala Parishath is an art institution and cultural organisation located in the city of Bangalore, in the state of Karnataka, India. Its main aim is the promotion of art and culture and it is well known for the various art exhibitions that it conducts both at the state and the National levels.
Chitra Santhe is an annual event organised by the Parishath that attracts artists from all over India who showcase their artwork for sale to the public. It is held along the footpaths of the Kumara Krupa Road which gets occupied by artists selling items like paintings, porcelain, sculptures and other art objects. Some artists even offer on-the-spot portrait sketches of people interested in them. To read more, click here.
Here are some pictures from the Chitra Santhe 2010. The beauty about this fair is that there are no fancies and whimps, all artists are treated the same way. Artists....rich and famous, novices and students, are under one roof for a day. Call it a treat to the eyes !!!!