The 20th Annual Exhibition of the Department of Art Education of the College of Education at Sultan Qaboos University was opened on 1 April at the exhibition hall of the university under the patronage of Prof. Amer bin Al Al Rawas, SQU Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Community Service.
Dr. Fakhriya Khalfan Al Yahyai, Head of the Department of Art Education said that the exhibition features about 280 artworks, which the students created out of the coursework and that reflect the experience and technical skills acquired by them during their study period. “In this exhibition, we acknowledge the creativity our students and present the abstracts of their artistic and aesthetic skills. The artworks on display belong to different categories such as paintings, drawings, sculptures and carvings, ceramic art, photography, printing, graphic designs and weaving”, she said.
The five-day exhibition is open for all who are interested in the field of art. Dr. Fakhriya said that the Department welcomes the University community and the public at large to visit the exhibition to learn about the artistic talent and diversity of the students of the Art Education department from various specializations over the years and the growth of their talents and skills in the successive academic years.