Artist, Architectural design Goa, India
Location: Domestic Arrivals Corridor
Girl getting married in Goa with floral headgear
Art discs made of re-used boats
The theme behind the painting is to depict the marriage of the Goan culture with the richness of cultural heritage and tradition, like a girl getting married with ornaments. Ornaments have been personified as a form of celebration and Goa as a lady. Celebrations, traditions and heritages have been blended together with religious rites in this ambitious drawing.
About the Artist
Hitesh Pankar – an accomplished artist, architect, interior designer and muralist with many laurels to his name. For Hitesh, there’s art in everything around him if you look and observe carefully. With a graduation from the Goa College of Architecture and a post-graduation from J J School of Arts, Mumbai – Hitesh is someone who achieved all his dreams and aspirations that he nurtured from a young age. His belief in hard work and the determination to make his dreams a reality, secured him a position as a teacher at the Goa college of Architecture. His works have been displayed along with those of M.F Hussain in Dubai. He cites his late mother, Meera Pankar, as his guru and biggest inspiration.