Bhubaneswar: A solo art exhibition of contemporary paintings ‘Utkarsh’ displaying the artworks of B Binita Kumari began at the Lalit Kala Akademi, here, on Tuesday.

More than 80 paintings on dreams and social issues of life faced by humans are on display at the exhibition.

Among others, the artworks have varied themes such as nature, village life, fear, depression, eternal love, and still life.

The exhibition is open for visitors till October 7.