Atlanta, GA, July 12, 2019: North American Telugu Association (NATA), Atlanta team held its first Art Summer Camp and Exhibition recently. The summer camp was held for ages 5 and up between June 1 and 7 at Nataraja Natyanjali Dance School, followed by an exhibition on June 8 at the Shirdi Sai Temple in Suwanee.
The camp included a different art for each day including Day 1: Line Drawing, Day 2: Oil Pastels, Day 3: Charcoal Art, Day 4: Soft Pastels, Day 5: Watercolor Painting, Day 6: White Charcoal, Day 7: Newspaper Art, and Day 8: Acrylic Painting on Canvas and the final art exhibition.
Artist Vijayakumar tutored the 60 plus kids who availed of the summer camp.
The NATA Art Exhibition Committee included Rajesh Tadikamalla, Archana Reddy, Neelima Gaddamanugu and Venkat Meesala. NATA also had the ample support of community members Anjaih Chowdhary Lavu (TANA), Kiran Reddy Pasham (ATA), Venky Gadde & Vinay Maddineni (TAMA), Niranjan Prodduturi (GATA), Ramesh Valluri (Atlanta Telugu Samskruti), Viju Chiluveru (Maitri) & Ramesh Chaparala.
NATA team members who ensure the smooth running of the camp and exhibition included Bala Reddy Indurti (EVP), Ravi Kandimalla (BOD), Upender Rachupally (SevaDays Coordinator/RVP), Venkat Mondeddu (Standing Committee), Guru Paradarami (RVP), Kodanda Reddy Devarapalli (RVP), Raghu Reddy Sagili (RVP), Jaya Kiran Pagadala (RVP), Pushyami Lanka (RC), Jhansi Muthyala (RC), Vikram Sirigireddy (RC), Krishna Mekala ( RC), Bhanu Perni (RC).
NATA President Raghava Reddy and secretary Alla Rami Reddy provided invitation letters to Artist Vijay garu.
NATA BODs Srini
Vangimalla, Nanda Gopinath Reddy & ED Sreenivasulu Kotluru could not attend
The organizers thanked Shird Sai Baba Temple President Madhu Kota for providing the facility for the NATA Art Exhibition and NATA RVP & Nataraja Natyanjali Director Neelima Gaddamanugu for providing the facility for the camp.
The organizers also thanked event sponsor Rahul Saluja & Sumit Srivastava (SR Mortgage). SR mortgage is currently offering upto $500 discount on mortgage financing or refinancing.
NATA has now reached 355 members on its Golf Tournament. “Today we reached another milestone. 402 Life members including 1 Diamond, 7 Gold, 11 Silver this year,” said the press statement issued by NATA.
NATA upgrades and
new registration in Diamond, Gold & Silver category during our membership
drive this year are provided below.
NATA Diamond member Dr. Adisesha Reddy. NATA Gold memberships & upgrades: Upender Reddy Rachupally, Prashant Kollipara, Ramesh Chaparala, Rajasekhar Reddy Aila, Prabhakaer Reddy, Vishwanath Dasari & Srikanth Rukkannagari,
NATA Silver memberships & Upgrades: Guru Paradarami, Dr. Kishore Reddy, Venkat Chundi, Naveen Konreddy, Kodanda Devarapalli, Raju Padigala, Srinivas, Dr. GV Rao, JayaKiran Pagadala, Dr. Bellamkonda Kishore, & Ramesh Valluri.