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Organisation : The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR)
Contest Name : Online Poster & Painting Competition 2021
Applicable For : Professional & Amateur Artists
Last Date : 30.09.2021
Website : https://iccr.gov.in/Iccr4Art/index.php
ICCR Online Poster & Painting Competition
An Online Painting and Poster Competition titled “My idea of India” wherein participants can submit their artwork online to ICCR through website iccr.gov.in/Iccr4Art/index.php / www.iccr.gov.in . High resolution picture of the Art works is to be uploaded.
About the Competition
‘Amrit Mahotsav’ is an initiative of the Government of India to celebrate and commemorate the 75 years of progressive India and the glorious history of it’s people, culture and achievements.
The celebration is an embodiment of all that is progressive about India’s socio-cultural, political and economic identity. The five pillar of the celebration are divided into five sub-heads – Freedom struggle, Ideas at 75, Achievements at 75, Actions at 75, and Resolve at 75.
“ In this Poster and Painting Competition, ICCR invites artistic expression on the theme “My idea of India”.
This may include how you envision the India of yesterday, today and the India which will merge from amalgamation of tradition & heritage with a modern scientific technological outlook.
The event encourages professional and amateur artists to enthusiastically participate and present their emotions, feeling, ideas and innovative thoughts on freedom, development and progress of India 75 years since Independence. Entries are invited from all over the world.
Format of the Exhibition
The expression of artists will be categorized into following
The size of poster should not exceed the imperial size 22×30 inches and the size of painting should not exceed 5 feet X 4 feet (60×48 inches).
** Theme of the Art work is restricted to “My idea of India”
** Participants may upload their work in PNG or JPG files only with maximum size of upto 10 MB.
** Please keep high resolution files of submitted artwork. We shall require them in case the work is shortlisted.
** Any form of indecent or obscene portrayal of woman and child, nudity, animal brutality, direct or indirect hate, anti-national, anti-Government expressions/visuals, sensitive to all religion, caste, creed and ethnicity is strictly prohibited and will be rejected.
Category A : Foreign Participants (Prize amount in USD)
Category B : Indian Participants (Prize amount in INR)
Exhibition & Prize Ceremony :
Best of the works / expressions will be exhibited in leading Art Galleries of India and abroad.
Grand finale of the physical exhibition will be held in New Delhi with a cultural function and prize giving ceremony. Dates will be fixed depending on the status of the pandemic.
|Announcement of the Art Competition||Sunday, 15 August 2021|
|Last date of receiving online entries||Thursday, 30 September 2021|
|Jury for evaluation of entries||Saturday, 2 October 2021|
|Declaration of Awards||Friday, 15 October 2021|
|Award ceremony, subject to corona situation||To be decided|
|Inauguration of exhibition online /offline mode||To be decided|