Bodla Art Gallery
Renowned Calligrapher and Artist of Pakistan, Mr. Saeed Ahamad Bodla has donated his prestigious Islamic Calligraphy Art to Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). To acknowledge Mr. Bodla’s contribution, LUMS has inaugurated its first ever Art Gallery in the name of Mr. Bodla “Bodla Art Gallery” in Gad & Birgit Rausing Library.
Prof. Dr. Sohail H Naqvi, Vice Chancellor of LUMS inaugurated the Art Gallery while Mr. Saeed Ahmad Bodla, Director LUMS library Dr. Ramzan, Faculty and students of LUMS attended the ceremony. Recognizing Mr. Bodla’s achievements in fine arts and his generous donation to LUMS, he was awarded a commemorative souvenir.
Most of Mr. Bodla’s work is based on the Verses of Holy Quran, painted on hard board with Oil Colures thinned with linead oil turpentine oil and Kerosene oil. The Colours are applied with oil color’s brushes, palette knives scraper set and blunted needle. While The Panels created with right hand strokes in Impasto Technique and in Dabbism style.