Leela Nowka Displays in The Hall at Manassas City Hall

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Artwork by Leela Nowka

Artwork by Leela Nowka

Paintings from artist Leela Nowka, impressionistic painter from India, are on display in The Hall at City Hall.  Born in Niarobi, Kenya, Nowka graduated college in India from the Isabella Thoburn Women’s College.  She had a long a career in the Indian Diplomatic Service and is currently retired and living in the City of Manassas.

Nowka studied art under impressionist painter Sylva Monteleon and realist painter Acharya Charles Pather.  In 2008 she oversaw the”Object D’Art Cell” in the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi.  The group provided art to dignitaries and Indian Embassies.

Exhibits in The Hall rotate on a monthly basis and include different forms of visual art.   Visiting The Hall is free and open to the public from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on weekdays and later when evening meetings are held in the building.

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