Chandigarh,08.01.19-Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi is inviting entries in Painting, Sculpture, Graphics (Printmaking), Mix-Media, Photography, Drawing, Installation and Multi-Media for participation in its Annual Art Exhibition 2019 to be held in April-July 2019.

Professional and Student Artists from Punjab and Chandigarh are eligible for participation in this exhibition.

Details of attractive award money & eligibility

Awards: 3 Awards of Rs. 50,000/- each in Professional Category

5 Awards of Rs. 25,000/- each in Student Category

Only for artists residing, employed or studying in Punjab and Chandigarh

Minimum age of participants should be above 18 years on 1st February 2019.

Those who wish to participate but not compete, can enter in the not for competition section. For Competition section minimum two original art works along with three photographs of other art works are required. In Not For Competition section even one art work can be submitted. The Art works should be original creation of the artist and not more than three years old.

The entry forms are available free of cost at the office of Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi in Punjab Kala Bhawan, Rose Garden, Sector 16 B, Chandigarh. 11.00 am to 5.00 pm

The entry form can also be downloaded from the Akademi website

Entrees along with art works can be submitted from 1st to 17th February 2019 from 11.00 am to 5.00 pm at the Alkademi office, Punjab Kala Bhawan, Rose Garden, Sector 16 B, Chandigarh.

Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi is one of the most prestigious and oldest institutions known for the preservation, promotion and dissemination of visual arts in the northern region and one of oldest State Lalit Kala Akademies in the Country.

A jury consisting of eminent personalities from the field of art will be responsible for deciding the awards and also the art works for display in the exhibition. To enhance the quality of the exhibition there will also be an invitees section in which renowned and senior artists, to be recommended by a committee, will be invited to display their creations. The invited artists’ works will not be for competition and will not be subjected to any selection process. The Akademi brings out a professionally conceived, designed and produced catalogue of all the art works represented in the exhibition.


Diwan Manna, President

Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi

Punjab Kala Bhawan, Rose Garden, Sector 16 B, Chandigarh 160016

Tel: +91-(0)172 2771472