Young Indian Folk Artist 2021 is an “online” international children’s art competition and online exhibition for all budding young artists, presented by International Indian Folk Art Gallery (IIFAG) Australia and India. IIFAG Australia is in pursuit of hidden gems to revive Indian Folk Art and artists around the world.
A$4000, TOTAL PRIZE MONEY*
- Enrolment for Young Indian Folk Artist 2021, International Children’s Art Competition will be open from 14th Mar – 28th April, 2021.
- *IIFAG is inviting children between the age of 9 To 15 years to participate in ten categories of Indian Folk Arts.
- One winner will be selected from each of these categories.
- Each winner will receive a A$400 cash prize, along with certificate of recognition.
- All shortlisted young artists will also receive free membership to personal online gallery.
- Entry fee: $A10 (INR 550), and $A5 (INR 275) for additional artworks, but no more than 5 artworks can be submitted.
- For more details, please refer to conditions for entry and competition guidelines and also included a step by step video to submit your artwork
India is a host to over 40 traditional folk arts. These folk arts have been passed on from generation to generation for over 3000 years. However, except for a handful, the rest of these art forms are on the verge of extinction. The once-thriving community of artists is now dwindled down to a couple of families fighting to keep the art alive.
We, at International Indian Folk Art Gallery wants to make a difference.
We have built a platform to support and grow our Indian folk art and artists. The platform allows over 40 different traditional folk art styles of India to collaborate in one digital space.
Each artist will have their own personal gallery, URL, and branding. We also encourage the artist to run their own training classes on Indian folk arts to help transfer knowledge and skills. The platform has been integrated with state of art learning management system for delivering university-style online and offline art workshops. This is the beginning of our long journey to recognize Indian Folk Art on the world map!
We see children as key to bringing this change and help revive Indian Folk Art for the next generation. This is an exciting opportunity for teachers and children to be part of this beautiful journey. Explore 3000 years old Indian Folk Art history and culture with family, friends and fellow art lovers.
Not to mention, what a fantastic way to spend school holidays with family!
If you are a young artist, join us in this challenge. And ask your friends to join as well. Click here to learn more about the competition!
All the very best,
Founder – International Indian Folk Art Gallery