Sewon Rai is among 10 winners of Abir’s First Take 2019

Gangtok, 20 Nov:

Sikkimese artist, SewonRai, was declared one of the 10 winners of the fourth edition of Abir’s First Take, 2019 exhibition & award ceremony held at LP Hutheesing Art Centre, Ahmedabad, on Tuesday evening.

First Take 2019 is organized every year by Abir, a charitable trust based in Ahmedabad which helps connect artists with patrons, and provides platform for emerging artists. First Take isabout celebrating works of young emerging artists. After a competition amongst 2350 artworks from across India, the jury selected the final 140 emerging artworks for exhibition and 10 emerging artists were shortlisted for awards.

The jury comprised of Brinda Miller, Jayanti Rabadia, Subodh Kerkar, Veer Munshi and Umang Hutheesing.

“I am grateful and thankful towards Abir First Take 2019 and Ma'am, Ruby B Jagrut,” said Sewon.

He has also thanked his family for supporting him and his pursuit of art.