It is the third time of the event in Vietnam, with the theme of “About Time” – Color of moments. More than 100 authors from different industries and ages have appeared at the exhibition which is dedicated to amateur artists, promising to bring a lot of unexpected experiences to the art-lovers in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
The exhibition features the large number of unique paintings made by amateurs. They have the different jobs but the same passion for painting. They appeared at the Finding Exhibition – an event dedicated to painting amateurs and showing the excellent works of the Bụi Fine Arts community – the home of all the painting lovers who have been never trained in fine art.
Finding Exhibition 2017 with the theme of “About Time – Color of Moments” is the place where the images of beautiful memories that have been kept by the author for a long time are shown intactly and fullly of emotions in each work of art. It can be a corner of memories, familiar objects, or familiar shapes … making everyone remember forever. All sent the very affectionate message: “I bring beautiful memories to be kept in pictures.” The paintings at the exhibition will represent the authors to tell the meaningful stories, touching the hearts of audiences.
There is no limit in the material and genre, the public visits a very diverse exhibition with the paintings of color powder, charcoal, watercolor, oil … showing landscape, portrait and sketch…
Nguyen Duy Hai, a graduate student at Vietnam University of Fine Arts, has been teaching in one year for the amateurs in Bụi Fine Arts. “This year, I participated in the Finding Exhibition 2017 as the Specialization Adviser. It is a very happy experience and I feel fortunate to be able to convey the knowledge that has been learned in my university to amateurs in Bụi Fine Arts, helping them develop, accelerating and promoting their personal style and expanding their budding feelings of art …”.
Watercolor painting by Nguyen Duy Hai
“I am learning painting at Bụi Fine Arts after retirement, at the beginning, the young teachers also feel surprised with the old students like me, but with their enthusiasm, they guided for me to complete the first-ever landscape painting. When drawing and seeing my achievements of paintings, I feel my life is full of colors, pleasures and the passion making the retired person like me stay awake in the whole night to draw”, said Ms. Phan Thi Trac Van (Kim Dong, Giap Bat).
Ms. Phan Thi Trac Van with her own “Noon in Vung Tau” painting by gouache color
The exhibition takes place at the Exhibition Center of Fine Arts, 29 Hang Bai, Hanoi and freely open from March 11 to 17, 2018. In Ho Chi Minh City, it takes place from March 17 to 19, 2018 at the City Exhibition House, 92 Le Thanh Ton. In addition, within the framework of the exhibition, Bụi Fine Arts also organizes the workshops including “Basic photography – How to capture beautiful moments”, “Monotyping – Super-easy painting”, “Form-carved painting”.