World-renowned Pakistani Artist Jimmy Engineer together with local artist Mueen Saheed recently collaborated for the opening of Billari Art Gallery, in Colombo. The art exhibition and opening had many leading personalities and art lovers present to witness the works of Jimmy and Mueen.
Speaking at the opening, Jimmy emphasized on how art can influence one’s life and giving back to the world should be a top priority. “We bring nothing and we take nothing”, and he hopes that his art will bring peace and happiness to the world. He will be travelling often to the country; a lot of his work will be displayed at the gallery in the months to come.
He further plans to create a lot of awareness through his work to the community and help those under privilege. With his work internationally celebrated, this is Jimmy’s way of giving back to all what he has got.
The event was graced by H.E, The High Commissioner of Pakistan to Sri Lanka, Dr Shahid Ahamed Hashmat who interacted with Jimmy and Mueen regarding paintings and art influencing Sri Lanka.
The Billari Art Gallery was officially opened in March (8th) at 165/11 Park Road, Colombo 5. It will showcase various paintings of many leading artists across the globe, and will be open for collaborations in the future.