his opening speech Nicholas Panayi read to the audience a message he has
received from one of his students defining what art is for her...I don’t
remember all but it came to: ‘Art is a very important means of communication – (because
creative people speak the same language) – and art is the best medicine for
body and soul.” This is so true and actually I should place this at the end of
my review as a nice conclusion.
must confess I was a little envious of this warm show of solidarity between
students and teacher, of the excellent cooperation to - within only two days - set
up this exhibition, but who would not be when he has seen not only the
exhibition as such but the masses of people that have come to the opening of
the ‘ART EVENT 2016’ of the Nicholas Panayi Art School.
by 50 art students, you could recognize them by the number; a section for
sculpture and a section for photography and finally a inspiring section with
works by children.
Panayi’s Art School is in my eyes one of the local best private art schools because
the teaching is done with involvement and is based on high knowledge in all
fields and the interest to introduce the students to the arts from the very
beginning, including art history and its use of tools, arts in the multi-dimensional
aspects, human dimensions and the wide field of nature.
are the strict laws of pencil drawing, the
painting at arm length, the freedom of brushstroke; there are the summer
courses out in the fields of nature; there are the yearly visits to the world’s
as the Thursday Art Group have visited the art school, read under the following
is not much more left to say, look for yourself at my photos I took at the
opening. And for further information, here is the FB link
The exhibition is open until 23 January 2016,
viewing times 10:00 – 13:00 and 16:00 – 20:00 hrs; Saturday 17:00 – 20:00 hrs.