Annual Art Exhibition 2017
The Bombay Art Society is pleased to announce the organization of ‘Annual Art Exhibition 2017’ at the Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, from 21th to 27st February, 2017.
Inauguration and Award Ceremony
in the Luminary Presence of Sir Adi Jehangir, Chairman, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai and Prof. Parimal Merchant, Dean and Director - Global Family Managed Business, S.P. Jain School of Global Management, Mumbai
21st February, 2017, 5 pm onwards
Exhibition Continues to 27th February, 2017
Contemporary Artists as well as art students from various parts of the country will be portraying their robust art creations in this week-long exhibition. This event is celebrated in much grandeur and is the most awaited art exhibition in the country. This exhibition will showcase expansive styles of artistic interpretations in the country.
To mark this special occasion, this year we have introduced 10 Awards of Rs. 25,000/- (Rupees Twenty Five Thousand) each to deserving artists from Professional and Students category. Apart from this Kavita Mehrotra from Allahabad will be presented the most prestigious 'His Excellency The Governor of Maharashtra Award' this year. Similarly, Prashant Bangal from Aurangabad, Maharashtra will be presented with a Scholarship of Rs. 1,00,000/- under Lalibai Dharamdas Bhambhani Scholarship Scheme and Vijay Bondar from Mumbai will be presented with Rs.25,000/- under Bendre – Hussain Scholarship Scheme.
Established in 2004, the ‘Roopdhar’ Sanman is a Lifetime Achievement Felicitation of Rs. 1,00,000/- is presented to a senior artist for his seminal contribution in the Indian Contemporary Arts Award. This year the prestigious Sanman will be conferred to Dr. Gieve Patel, a renowned artist, a poet, a playwright and a physician from Mumbai.