Report by OD bureau; New Delhi: Odia Sculptor Gadadhar Ojha participated in 3rd International Marble Sculpture Symposium Caransebes in Romania. He spent a month in Caransebes, like the other 11 sculptopri come from all over the world.
Gadadhar has created a valuable work, called "Third Eye" or "Tilak". This explains where the idea of creating artwork. "Tilak symbolizes that Indian people and catch him in the forehead. At the same camp was attended by 11 other architects from all over the world. Each of them contributed with a paper sculpture park. Action is labeled by critics as the most imporatntã in Romania. Today, the works are located throughout Caransebes.
Born and brought up in the seaside town of Puri, Ojha grew up observing nature and traditional art forms which went on to shape his imagination. Ojha comes from a family of traditional sculptors who erected temples in Bhubaneswar, Puri and Konark, but was never allowed to learn nuances of sculpting initially.
Rather, his father sent him to New Delhi to pursue training for company secretary examination. It was here that he met his first guru and sculptress Nivedita Mishra. Sculpting beckoned and Ojha started learning the art from her, accompanying her to the College of Art, besides attending his company secretary classes.