Noida girl wins art award

Gurgaon, April 5: A series of geometrics and line patterns, guided by the urban metroscape, fetched Noida-based-artist Chetnaa Verma a prestigious art award here Saturday.

Verma won the Glenfiddich Emerging Artist of the Year, 2014 award beating four others who had made it to the final after being shortlisted from over 1,800 entrants.

Tauseef Khan of Delhi and Shrimanti Saha of Baroda took home the first and second runner-up awards.

Verma’s works were titled “Crossword of Diagonals” and “On Parallel Ground”.

She won Rs.100,000 in cash and three months’ residency in Scotland with a monthly stipend.