Bhubaneswar: Acclaimed sand artist from Odisha Sudarshan Pattnaik today created a sand sculpture on Sentosa Island in Singapore to highlight the hazards of ocean pollution.
The famed artist crated his art with message “Say no to Plastic; Save our Ocean” on the concluding day of the ongoing Singapore International Sand Art Festival 2017.
Pattnaik, who is participating as a solo representative from India, took to Twitter to inform about his creation.
— Sudarsan Pattnaik (@sudarsansand) August 31, 2017
The sand art festival started from August 28 saw participation of as many as 15 artists from countries like Australia, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Spain, Portugal, and Togo.
The Padma Shri awardee Pattnaik, who is running a sand art school in Puri, has participated in more than 50 International sand sculpture championships across the world and won many awards for the country.