To encourage visual artists from Rajasthan to showcase their creativity, Jawahar Kala Kendra (JKK) is inviting artists to send online applications of any artwork or print work created by them during the COVID-19 lockdown. The artwork must be created and submitted by the participants from 1 May to 10 May by 12 midnight. Selected artwork will be displayed in the ‘Virtual Gallery’ of the JKK website www.jawaharkalakendra.rajasthan.gov.in. This was informed by Director General, JKK, Kiran Soni Gupta.
She further informed that the artwork can be based on any subject. Participants will have to present their artwork in 4 stages – first stage a sketch on the medium, second when the work is completed 20% and successively when the artwork is 50% complete and fully completed. The artwork selected by the committee will win one artist will win Rs. 10000 as first prize, two artists will receive Rs. 7000 as second prize and 3 artists will receive Rs. 5000 as third prize. Also, seven consolation prizes worth Rs. 3500 will be given and any other selected artwork will receive Rs. 2500 each.
Participants can email their entries on [email protected]. The e-mail must include the title of the work, medium, size and name (in English or Hindi). It is compulsory to include the Bank Account Statement as well as the IFSC code. Other than this, a copy of the PAN Card and Aadhar Card will also have to be provided. It will have to be verified that the submitted artwork has been prepared during the lockdown period. All selected participants will receive a certificate which will also be sent to them online.