LSU Vet Med hosts art exhibition featuring watercolors

April 15, 2024

poster"The Art of Pritam Singh," is an exhibition of 36 watercolor paintings April 15 to May 3, 2024, in the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine Library. An artist's reception will take place Monday, April 15 from 5-7 p.m. in the LSU Vet Med Library. The event is free and open to all. Light refreshments will be served. Visitors can also come to the LSU Vet Med Library between April 15 and May 3 during regular business hours to view the show.

Pritam Singh, a veterinarian in the PAVE program at LSU Vet Med, is a self-taught artist. He earned his veterinary degree from Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University in Ludhiana, a district in the state of Punjab in north India, where he was born and raised. PAVE is the Program for the Assessment of Veterinary Education Equivalence and is a pathway for veterinarians who are graduates of international to practice in the United States and Canada.

Since childhood, Dr. Singh has had an interest in observing his environment and making drawings of his surroundings. He spends most of his leisure time painting and making connections with nature and the places around him.

Dr. Singh has won awards in various state- and national-level art contests. His educational illustrations are published in the book, A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management of Equine Colic, by Drs. Arun Anand and Simrat Sagar Singh.

"During my time at LSU Vet Med, I have established a bond with this campus, too," he says.

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