Mr Arun Chitrakar, an independent photographer and artist displayed his artworks at the Chitrakar Gallery in 76-96 Wheatseaf Road, Glenroy. The Hon. Consul General, Mr Chandra Yonzon officially inaugurated the exhibit during a ribbon- cutting ceremony on 14 January 2017.
Mr Yonzon commended Mr Chitrakar's work of art which is a step to introduce the culture and tradition of Nepal in Australia. He also recalled the earthquake photo exhibition and how he was touched with the paintings of Mr. Chitrakar that reflected the emotions of people, and the destruction of heritage sites in the aftermath of earthquake.
Community leaders and members, entrepreneurs, media personnel visited the exhibition. The exhibition featured various works of original art in acrylic, oil, water base art and traditional Nepalese masks.
Source: Consulate General of Nepal, Victoria Australia