The state should hire an art advisor. Unless the department knows the basic requirement, they won’t be able to develop anything for the development of art and culture.” The issue again hit the limelight when national level artists from five states Chattisgarh, Bihar, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh (M.P.) and Jharkhand united at regional painting camp in Jawaharlal Nehru Kala Kendra at MECON colony. Organized by regional centre of Lalit Kala Academy , Bhubneswar along with MECON, this camp has three painters each from the five states which will conclude on Saturday. When asked, state’s art and culture minister Geetashree Oraon said, “We have plans to establish a fine arts college in the state, and project report is being prepared for the same. An art galley will also be set up soon. We have already one art gallery in Hotwar and another one is being renovated at Suchna Bhawan.
Artists demand fine arts college and gallery in state