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All India Art Exhibition 2022 – Dates to be announced in Oct 2021

The Bombay Art Society's 130th All India Art Exhibition

01 to 07 March 2022 at Jehangir Art Gallery

Inviting Entries from Artists and Art Students

The Bombay Art Society is presenting 130th All India Annual Art Exhibition 2022 from 01 March to 07 March 2022 at the Jehangir Art Gallery (All four exhibition halls). The digital submission of Artworks (by email) will be start from 25 November 2021 till 15 January 2022.
After  Digital submission, the artworks  will be selected by Jury.
The selected artworks are to be submitted physically at the Bombay Art Society, Opp. Rang Sharada Hotel, K. C. Marg, Bandra Reclamation, Mumbai 400050 either in person or by courier. After the Physical submission of Artworks, the Jury will selected artworks for Awards. The selected artworks along with Award winning artworks will be displayed at Jehangir Art Gallery from 01 March 2022 to 07 March 2022. The awards will be presented to artists at the  inauguration ceremony  of 130th All India Annual Art Exhibition at Jehangir Art Gallery on 01 March 2022 at 3.00pm. The selected and award winning artworks with names of the Artists will be carried in the Catalogue of 130th All India Annual Art Exhibition 2022, which will also be published on 01 March 2022 in the inauguration ceremony at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai.

The Bombay Art Society’s 130th All India Annual Art Exhibition  [Download Prospectus ] At  Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai from 01 March to 07 March  2022
The Bombay Art Society’s (BAS) All India Annual Art Exhibition is an important art event on the calendar of visual arts happenings in India since the beginning in 1888. It has assumed the form of mega-event for the artists’ community not only in the western parts of India but artists from far northern, eastern and southern parts of India also participate every year and Society receive exhibition entries as far away as West Bengal, Assam, Andhra Pradesh,  Karnataka and Kerala, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Jammu.
The BAS annual art exhibition is presented this year in physical form at the Jehangir art gallery after Covid-19 Pandemic. 
We are inviting entries from Professional Artists and art students for students’ category.
Entries are to be submitted in digital form – only in JPEG files to be mailed at info@bombayartsociety.org
Resolution: For online exhibition, digital Images in JPEG for should be 1500 (W) x 1500(H) pixel in 300 dpi. Height or Width should  not be more than 1500 pixel in 300 dpi. 
File Name:  File names must include the Artist’s name, Category (Painting/Sculpture/Graphics/Drawing/photography/Indian Art) Title of artwork, dimension (in inches with Height first) and medium. Also include the price in INR. (Ex. INR.20,000 )
Example of File Name under each Image
Suhas-Bendre_Painting_Blue -Vase-on-table_34x42_oil-on-canvas_INR.45000.jpg
Note: Please give the total price of the artwork including 12% GST and 25% Bombay Art Society’s commission on the sale. If artwork is sold, artist’s will receive 63% of the total price mentioned after deducting 12% GST and 25% society’s commission.
Entry Fees need to be paid via online transfer to The Bombay Art Society bank account.
Bank Details:
A/c Name: The Bombay Art Society
A/c No. : 000120100000387
Bank Name: Bank of India
IFSC Code: BKID0000001
Main Branch : Mumbai 400023.
Participants are requested to send the fund transfer receipt with the Schedule form (given below or in the brochure)  at info@bombayartsociety.org along with their entry (JPEG images).
The Entry Fee is mentioned below:  

For Professionals 
INR.600 per entry (Each artwork)                  [Pay Rs.600 Online Now]
INR.1000 for two entries (Two artworks)     [ Pay Rs.1000 Online Now]
INR.2000 for four entries (Four artworks)   [Pay Rs.2000 online Now]

For Students 
INR.300 per entry (For each artwork)               [Pay Rs.300 online Now]
INR.500 for two entries (Two artworks)           [Pay Rs.500 online Now]
INR.1000 for four entries (Four artworks)       [Pay Rs.1000 online Now]

For Society Life members:  Rs.100 discount on one artwork and Rs.200 discount for two artworks is given for entries submitted. Artists can submit any number of Entries in Multiple categories after paying entry fees.          [Life Members Pay Rs.500 or Rs.800  Entry fees online Now]

List of Awards  in the Professional and Students Category 
Professional Category :
1. His Excellency The Governor of Maharashtra Award & Medal                                  INR.1,00,000
2. The Bombay Art Society Award & Gold Medal for best Entry                                    INR.51,000
3. Urmila Kanoria Award for best Entry                                                                             INR.51,000
4. Award in Memory of Late Shri. Gunavant Hanamant Nagarkar for best Painting INR. 21,000 
5. The Bombay Art Society Award & Silver Medal for best Sculpture Entry                 INR. 20,000
6. Padmabhushan Shri. Ram Sutar (Eminent Sculptor) Award for best Sculpture      INR. 15,000

7. Smt. Prafulla Dahanukar Award (Sponsored by Sculptor Chandrajit Yadav)           INR. 15,000
8. The Bombay Art Society Award & Bronze Medal for Portrait / Graphic                    INR.10,000
9. Late Chitrakar S. M Pandit Award(Sponsor:Shri. Sharad Kapuskar)for Landscape INR.11,000
10. Chaganlal V. Patel award for best painting                                                                   INR. 10,000
11. Late Chitrakar Shri. Harish Raut Award for best Drawing                                          INR. 10,000
12. India Art Festival Award for best Sculpture                                                                   INR. 10,000
13. Late Jayanti Jaywant Memorial Award                                                                            INR.10,000
14. Raja Ravi Verma Award for best Portrait Painting                                                         INR.10,000
15. Rajashree Birla Foundation Award for Indian Style Painting.                                     INR. 7,500
16.  Art Approach Award (Sponsored by Minali Thakkar) for Photography                    INR. 7,500
17. The Bombay Art Society Award                                                                                        INR.7,500
       Sponsor: Shri. C. M. Pardeshi, 
Dinoo Nowsherwan Dubash Memorial,
       Shri. V. D. Joshi  and 
Shri. J. Mistry )                                     
18. Late Shri. Manohar Gangan Award for best Photograph                                             INR.7,000
19. M/S. Hindustan Pencils Limited Award for Charcoal on paper                                   INR.5,000
20. Late Ranga Phadke Award for Porrait Painting(Sponsor:Shri. Milind Phadke)         INR.5,000
21. Karmayog.Org Award for best Painting on a social cause                                           INR.5,000
22. Sculptor Shri. Uttam Pacharane Award for Sculpture                                                  INR.5,000
23. Shri. Bhim B. Purohit Memorial Award By Adarsh Hotel, Lonavala                           INR.5,000
24. Painternet.com Award                                                                                                       INR.5,000
25. V A Mali Award for best Portrait                                                                                       INR.5,000
26. Artist SuGo (Subhash Gondhale) Award                                                                         INR.5,000
27. Late Shri. Manohar Gangan Award for Photography:Donated by Gauri Gangan   INR.5,000
28. Shri. Krishnarao Ketkar Award for Landscape Painting                                               INR.4,000
*The Awards are subject to minor changes as per individual sponsors.

STUDENTS CATEGORY:
1. The Bombay Art Society Award best entry                                                                       INR.15,000  
2. Late Shri. Gopal Adivrekar Award for best Painting                                                        INR.12,000
3. Amrita Sher-Gil  Award for best entry.                                                                              INR.10,000
3. Padmabhushan Shri. Ram Sutar (Eminent Sculptor) Award
for best Academic Work in Sculpture .                                                                                   INR.10,000
4. Late Prof. Murlidhar Nangare Award.                                                                                INR.10,000
5. Shri. Inder Bhambhani (Late Vishin D. Bhambhani) Award for best Sculpture           INR.5,000
6. Shri. Hari Sadhu Bhambhani Award for best Painting                                                     INR.5,000
7. Narayan Dharamdas Bhambani Award for Female Artist                                                 INR.5,000
8. Late Guruvarya Baburao Jagtap Memorial Award for Water-Colour painting             INR.5,000
9. India Art Festival Award for Judges choice                                                                         INR.5,000
10.Kumar Vidyanand Vishwanath Kamat Memorial Award (any category).                     INR.5,000
11.Late Artist Mahendrabhai Kadia Award for Painting
donated by Darshana & Panthini Kadia.                                                                                 INR.5,000
12. Sculptor Shri. Uttam Pacharne Award for Sculpture.                                                     INR.5,000
13. Art Approach Award (Sponsored by Minali Thakkar) for Photography                       INR.5,000
14. Late Govindrao Nikam(Sahyadri School of Art)Award for best Drawing/Painting    INR.5000
15. Late Govindrao Nikam, (Sahyadri School of Art) Award for best Sculpture               INR.5,000
16. The Bombay Art Society  Award (Sponsor: Late Gopalkrishna Memorial                   INR.2,000
Trust & Shri. Pranlal Bhogilal  for Landscape /Graphic                        
*The awards are subject to minor changes as per individual sponsors.

Rules and Regulations:
Eligibility: Open to all artists of Indian nationality, working in any style.
Entries:
Each participant can submit multiple entries in every category. Number of Entries is no bar.
Size:
Minimum 18 x 18 Inches and Maximum 48 x 48 Inches including frame size in case of painting, drawing, and graphics. For photography, minimum 12 x 18 Inches and Maximum 36 x 48 Inches.  The maximum size allowed for sculpture is 24x24x48(Height) Inches  and it should not occupy more than 16  cubic feet and weight should not exceed 40kg in stone and 50kg in metal. 

Acceptance:
a) All entries must be received as above on info@bombayartsociety.org between 25 November 2021 to 15 January 2022 
b) Students will be required to produce bonafide certificate issued by the educational institutions to which they belong.
c) Society will have the full right to refuse entry without stating any reason whatsoever.
Judging
The decision of the Jury will be final in the matter of selection and Judging. No Communication on the subject will be entertained. The judging committee will not assign any reason for their decisions.
Catalogue 
a) Only Award winning entries will get a complimentary copy of the catalogue. ( Catalogue can be purchased from the website www.bombayartsociety.org online.
[ BUY CATALOGUE NOW: PLACE ADVANCE ORDER FOR CATALOGUE – PAY INR.200] Catalogue will be couriered on your address provided in the buy order

b) The Society reserves the right to reproduce any entry for the catalogue or for the purpose of publicity any time in the future.
Sale
The exhibit selected for the exhibition will be offered for sale. All sales will be negotiated by the Society. The Society will retain 25% donation from the stated or negotiated price. The rest of the amount will be paid to the artist.
Photography
Rules are subject to change by the Managing Committee. Categories in Photography are as follows. (1) Portrait (2) Landscape (3) Pictorial (4) Wildlife (5) Creative (6) Abstract (7) Digital (8) Still Life.
Note: Photographs should not be older than 2020.

Exhibits and rules:
1) Incomplete schedule will not be accepted.
2) Selected Exhibits will be accepted strictly at the participant’s own risk and expenses. Society will not be liable for any damages or loss of Art works, though Society takes utmost care of exhibits.
3) Sculpture or painting executed using any fragile materials, (Glass Framing, Plaster, Terra cotta, Ceramic) and contain noxious or toxic substance s, have inflammability below 50° C or incorporate dangerous electrical appliances will not be accepted. 
5) Actual Exhibit which varies substantially from the image shown is likely to be rejected.
6) Selected exhibits should NOT be sent by railway, air, or roadways parcel courier services, but should be personally handed or through representative only. If sent by courier, society will not accept responsibility of damage or loss of the artworks.
RETURN OF ENTRY
7) If artworks are sent by the CD/DVD, it is non-returnable.
8) The original Artwork will be returned only after producing the receipt.
8) Selected entries are to be collected positively from the JEHANGIR ART GALLERY on the last day of the exhibition i.e., on the 07 March 2022 between 6.00 p.m to 8.00 p.m or before 07 April 2022between office hours except Bank holidays and Sundays. STRICT compliance with this rule to be adhered
due to the large number of exhibits. Artworks may be damaged without any negligence on The Bombay Art Society’s part. The Bombay Art Society will not be liable for the Damage of work in any case. 
9) The artworks not collected within stipulated period mentioned above will be treated as Society’s property and Society will have the right to dispose of said artworks and funds thus collected will be utilized For Society’s welfare activities.
Please do not call or mail for artworks after one month from the date of exhibition. 
10) Managing committee reserves the rights for not displaying any disputable exhibit.

BENDRE-HUSAIN SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME

 The  BENDRE-HUSAIN SCHOLARSHIP of Rs. 25,000/- each is  awarded  every year to young artists of merit engaged in the field of visual arts. The scheme is administered by The Bombay Art Society, under the guidance of a Trust consisting of following members.
Shri. Shaffat Husain Trustee
Smt. K. G. Menon Trustee
Shri. Rajendra Patil Trustee
Prof. Narendra Vichare, Chairman, The Bombay Art Society
Shri. Chandrajit Yadav, Hon. Secretary, The Bombay Art Society
SELECTION PROCEDURE
Applicant will be required to send an Email at info@bombayartsociety.org with subject line “Entry for Bendre-Husain Scholarship”. Artists should email images of five best of their artworks executed during the last two calendar years in ‘JPEG’ format, with particulars of themselves and their biodata, in the prescribed Application form, which will not be returned to the applicant. All the applications and the emails received will be scrutinized by a special committee. The Judging Committee’s decision in the selection of award shall be final. No correspondence shall be entertained in this regard. The recipient of this scholarship is not qualified for the same again. The final decision for the award will be taken on merit-cum-means basis.
The awardees will receive their cheque at the inauguration of The Bombay Art Society’s coming annual show, where they will be invited to exhibit one work each, in the invitee category.
ELIGIBILITY
Only those who are working in the field of painting, sculpture, or printmaking (any medium)
(a) Regularly taking part in exhibition of national and international importance or holding individual shows of their own work.
(b) Are bonafide citizens of India, residing in India.
(c) Have completed 25 years of age but have not crossed their 35th birthday. Please attach school leaving certificate as proof for date of birth. 
Artists can apply in prescribed application form available in the prospectus or on Society’s website www.bombayartsociety.org or application form can also be collected form society’s office at Bandra Reclamation. The Duly filled application form with necessary information and enclosures must reach the Hon. Secretary,  The Bombay Art Society, Opp. Rang Sharada Hotel, K C Marg, Bandra Reclamation, Mumbai 400050 latest  by 15 Jan 2022 OR, Scanned copy of this form filled with enclosures should be mailed to info@bombayartsociety.org / bombayartsociety@gmail.com  along with your entry and payment receipt by 15 January 2022.

LALIBAI DHARAMDAS BHAMBHANI SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME

LALIBAI DHARAMDAS BHAMBHANI SCHOLARSHIP of Rs. 1,00,000/-  (Donated by Late Shri. Inder Dharamdas Bhambhani) is awarded every year to young artists of merit engaged in the field of visual arts. The scheme is administered by The Bombay Art Society, under the guidance of a Trust consisting of following members.
Shri. Ashok Purohit Trustee
Shri. Jagdish Arya Trustee
Shri. Anil Naik Trustee
Shri. Chandrajit Yadav Trustee
Shri. Rajendra Patil, President, The Bombay Art Society
SELECTION PROCEDURE
Applicant will be required to send an Email at info@bombayartsociety.org with subject line “Entry for Bendre-Husain Scholarship”. Artists should email images of five best of their artworks executed during the last two calendar years in ‘JPEG’ format, with particulars of themselves and their biodata, in the prescribed Application form, which will not be returned to the applicant. All the applications and the emails received will be scrutinized by a special committee. The Judging Committee’s decision in the selection of award shall be final. No correspondence shall be entertained in this regard. The recipient of this scholarship is not qualified for the same again. The final decision for the award will be taken on merit-cum-means basis.
The awardees will receive their cheque at the inauguration of The Bombay Art Society’s coming annual show, where they will be invited to exhibit one work each, in the invitee category.
ELIGIBILITY
Only those who are working in the field of painting, sculpture, or printmaking (any medium)
(a) Regularly taking part in exhibition of national and international importance or holding individual shows of their own work.
(b) Are Bonafede citizens of India, residing in India.
(c) Have completed 36 years of age but have not crossed their 45th birthday. The school leaving certificate is accepted as a proof for date of birth.
Artists can apply in prescribed application form available in Society’s office.
Artists can apply in prescribed application form available in the prospectus or on Society’s website www.bombayartsociety.org or application form can also be collected form society’s office at Bandra Reclamation. The Duly filled application form with necessary information and enclosures must reach the Hon. Secretary,  The Bombay Art Society, Opp. Rang Sharada Hotel, K C Marg, Bandra Reclamation, Mumbai 400050 latest  by 15 Jan 2022 OR, Scanned copy of this form filled with enclosures should be mailed to info@bombayartsociety.org / bombayartsociety@gmail.com  along with your entry and payment receipt by 15 January 2022.

APPLICATION FOR SCHOLSHIP
Application Form (Please fill in Block Letters)
CLICK TO DOWNLOAD SCHOLARSHIP FORM

 

Name of the Scholarship:                                                                                  Paste your Self Photograph                     

Name of Applicant Mr./Mrs./Miss______________________________________________________________

Date of Birth _______________________________Present Address________________________________________________________________________________ 

________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Educational Qualification_______________________________________________________________

Training in Art (Name of Inst./University) __________________________________________________

Awards won Collections ________________________________________________________________

Subject, you wish to pursue ______________________________________________________________

Are you an Income Taxpayer?  Yes            No               Average Income per annum ________________

Are you employed? Yes              No 

If so, give employers Name & Address ____________________________________________________

Your designation and Salary per month ____________________________________________________

Have you received any Scholarship or Grant in any form during last three years Yes             No

If so, give particulars of Scholarship / Grant: ________________________________________________

I am sending herewith   CD/Email with the images of best of my five works. I agree to abide by the rules of
the scheme. • Certified photocopy of School Leaving Certificate is attached to confirm age.

Note: Incomplete application form is liable to be rejected. Use additional sheet if necessary

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Applicant’s signature & Date 

Schedule Form
(Form for  Participation in the All India Annual Art Exhibition)  
Click here to Download Schedule form

                   130th  All India Annual Art Exhibition 2022 at Jehangir Art Gallery. The Bombay Art Society, Mumbai 400001.
Category : (Please tick the appropriate category)
Professional |  Students  | Handicapped | Painting | Sculpture |Graphic | Drawing | Photography 

Name ( In Capital Letter)……………………………………………………………………………………………..
BAS Life Member: YES / NO
Address ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
Telephone ………………………………………… *Mobile ………………………………
*E Mail ID…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

I have read the rules and regulations and I will abide by them. If the artworks are not collected by us within the stipulated period, it will be treated as Society’s property and the Society will have the right to dispose of the said artworks and the funds thus collected will be utilized for the Society’s welfare activities.

Date ………………………………………….                                                              Signature

                                                                                                 ………………………………………………….
* E Mail ID and Mobile Number is compulsory
* Please send a scanned copy or photograph taken on mobile of this schedule form filled with your details to info@bombayartsociety.orgalong with your entry and payment receipt.

All correspondence should be addressed to the
Hon. Secretary
The Bombay Art Society, Opp. Ranga Sharda, K. C. Marg
Bandra Reclamation, Bandra (W), Mumbai – 400 050
Tel.: 022 26513466 / 22044058 / Mobile: 8976044108 Whatsapp Number : 7400009778 (No calls on Whatsapp Number Please)
Email : info@bombayartsociety.org | bombayartsociety@gmail.com | Web: www.bombayartsociety.org