All India Art Exhibition 2021

All India Annual Art Exhibition 2021 artworks submission date is over. The list of selected artists will be made available here on the website by 20 March 2021. The Award winning artworks will be announced on 25 March 2021 during inauguration and online exhibition. 
We would like to express our gratitude for huge response  to participation call for this years online All India Annual Art Exhibition 2021. Total 3500+  artworks entries are received for the show. The online exhibition will be live here on the website from 25 March 2021.

The Bombay Art Society’s l29th All India Annual Art Exhibition 2021 – Online   [Download Prospectus]
At  www.bombayartsociety.org   from 25th March to 25th April 2021

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 mounted every year at all exhibition halls in Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai is presented this year in an online format, as it is difficult to organise an exhibition at the Jehangir art gallery due to 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

Resolution: For online exhibition, digital Images in JPEG for should be 1000 x 1500 pixel in 72 dpi (Roughly 15 x 20 Cms). 
File Name:  File names must include the Artist’s name, Category (Painting/Sculpture/Graphics/Drawing) 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) on bombayartsociety@gmail.com along with their entry.

The Entry Fee is mentioned below:  

For Society Life members Rs 50 discount overall on the total amount for entries submitted.

For Professionals 
INR.200 per entry (Each artwork)
INR.300 for two entries (Two artworks)
INR.500 for four entries (Four artworks)

For Students 
INR.100 per entry (For each artwork)
INR.200 for two entries (Two artworks)  
INR.400 for four entries (Four artworks) 

List of Awards and Certificate of Merit in the Professional and Students Category 
Professional Category :
1. His Excellency The Governor of Maharashtra Award & Medal                                 INR.25,000
2. Award in Memory of Late Shri. Gunavant Hanamant Nagarkar for best Painting INR. 21,000
3. Padmabhushan Shri. Ram Sutar (Eminent Sculptor) Award for best Sculpture      INR. 15,000
4. Smt. Prafulla Dahanukar Award (Sponsored by Sculptor Chandrajit Yadav)           INR. 15,000
5. The Bombay Art Society Award & Gold Medal for best Entry                                     INR.12,000
6. The Bombay Art Society Award & Silver Medal for best Sculpture Entry                  INR. 10,000
7. The Bombay Art Society Award & Bronze Medal for Portrait / Graphic                    INR.10,000
8. Late Chitrakar S. M Pandit Award (Sponsored By Sculptor Shri. Sharad Kapuskar)
For best Landscape INR.11,000
9. Chaganlal V. Patel award for best painting                                                                     INR. 10,000
10. Late Chitrakar Shri. Harish Raut Award for best Drawing                                          INR. 10,000
11. India Art Festival Award for best Sculpture                                                                   INR. 10,000
12. Late Jayanti Jaywant Memorial Award                                                                            INR.10,000
13. Rajashree Birla Foundation Award for Indian Style Painting.                                     INR. 7,500
14.  Art Approach Award (Sponsored by Minali Thakkar) for Photography                    INR. 7,500
15. The Bombay Art Society in association with Shri. C. M. Pardeshi Fund,
     Dinoo Nowsherwan Dubash Memorial Fund, Shri. V. D. Joshi  and 
Shri. J. Mistry Artist fund Award for best painting/Sculpture                                             INR.7,500
16. Late Shri. Manohar Gangan Award for best Photograph                                             INR.7,000
17. Raja Ravi Verma Award for best Portrait Painting                                                         INR.5,000
18. M/S. Hindustan Pencils Limited Award for Charcoal on paper                                    INR.5,000
19. Late Ranga Phadke Award for best Ponrait Painting
(Sponsored By Shri. Milind Phadke)     INR.5,000
20. Karmayog.Org Award for best Painting On A Social Cause                                         INR.5,000
21. Sculptor Shri. Uttam Pacharane Award for Sculpture                                                  INR.5,000
22. Shri. Bhim B. Purohit Memorial Award By Adarsh Hotel, Lonavala                           INR.5,000
23. Painternet.com Award                                                                                                       INR.5,000
24. V A Mali Award for best Portrait                                                                                       INR.5,000
25. Artist SuGo (Subhash Gondhale) Award                                                                         INR.5,000
26. Late Shri. Manohar Gangan Award for Photography:Donated by Gauri Gangan   INR.5,000
27. Shri. Krishnarao Ketkar Award for Landscape Painting                                               INR.4,000
*subject to change 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. 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 Dharrndas 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.2,500
15. Late Govindrao Nikam, (Sahyadri School of Art) Award for best Sculpture                INR.2,500
16. The Bombay Art Society in association with Late Gopalkrishna Memorial
Trust Fund & Shri. Pranlal Bhogilal Fund Award for Landscape /Graphic                        INR.2,000
*subject to change 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.
Size:
This year, as the exhibition is online,  there is no restriction on size or weight of artworks. Artworks of any size & weight can be submitted for online exhibition,as only images will be displayed in the exhibition online.
Acceptance:
a) All entries must be received as above on bombayartsociety@gmail.com between 15 December 2020 to 28 February 2021
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) Each selected participant will get a complimentary copy of the digital catalogue. ( Catalogue can be downloaded from the website www.bombayartsociety.org after 25 March 2021)
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 2019.

Schedule Form
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129th Online All India Annual Art Exhibition 2021. 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 bombayartsociety@gmail.com along 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 / Whatsapp Number : 9167 212 381
Email : bombayartsociety@gmail.com | Web: www.bombayartsociety.org