First Digital Painting Competition of IAC was conducted under Animation Department, School of Digital and Cinematic Art.It was based on theme “Enchanted” and was arranged by Assistant Prof. Mr. Bilal Ahmed Bhatti and Lecturer Mr. Shamroz Aziz Khan. The jury was conducted by the Guest jurors, HOD Multimedia Arts NCA Lahore Mr. Asad Iqbal, Art Director Mr. Haroon Akram, Art Director Ms. Fasiha Zulfiqar and Concept Artist Ms. Zara Mirza, who appreciated the ingenious display.
More than 60 students participated in the competition and gave out an extremely creative portrayal of their notions. The healthy competition was helpful for students to bring out their creativity. The jurors appreciated the participants’ hard work and acknowledged the skillset of students. Each work held a unique niche under the same theme. The winners of the competition were Areeba Nisar Ahmad, Zarish Ahmad and Lyba Imran Javaid Khan respectively. The “Best Concept” award was presented to Asif Hussain, “People Choice” was presented to Ghazanfar Hussain and the “Appreciation Award” was won by Aqub Bunyadi.
Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean School of Digital and Cinematic Art, Professor Dr. Muhammad Ashraf Khan, Dean School of Art Dr. Shahida Manzoor and Dean School of Architecture, Design and Urbanism Dr Tauseef Ahmed distributed the trophies and cash prizes among the position holders. The worthy jurors were also presented with IAC souvenirs. Overall the participation of students gave a huge turn out of artistic paintings.