Sit and draw art competition for students

The third annual launch of an art competition, the most widespread youth talent contest, inviting schools and students all over India
By: Spin Communique
Jan. 16, 2014 - PRLog -- Niki Hingad Art Foundation(NHAF) has announced the third annual launch of an art competition, the most widespread youth talent contest, inviting schools and students all over India to participate in an art-drawing contest titled ‘Sit and Draw Art Competition’.

The contest is divided into two parts A) Sit and Draw competition for participants in Mumbai. B) Emailing best artwork on the theme given for the participants outside Mumbai. It will be open to participants across the country for a period of three weeks, with the last day of submission of their artwork being February 2nd, 2014 (applicable only for outside Mumbai entries). All participants in B category will have to email the artworks attested by their schools at and then courier the same to NHAF address. These will be displayed during the art competition to be held on 8th of February at Sir J J School Of Arts, Mumbai.  The competition will be followed by a special enriching ART demonstration from the award-winning students of Sir J J School of Arts Institute. The participants will also include a group of children from Differently Abled Schools.

Talking about the initiative, Ms. Niki Hingad, Founder, NHAF says, “This is the 3rd year of our competition. It is a great way to encourage the freedom of art in young talents. We at NHAF believe that true artists paint their own selves. Hence, we promote art without any boundaries by letting these children explore their inner selves, encouraging their own language of art. Over the years we have not only introduced our young artists to various art techniques like pen and ink, charcoals and many more at National Sports Club Of India but also arranged nature camps to places like the Gateway of India and Girgaun Chawpatty for them to explore their imagination.”

All entries will be judged by a panel of judges from the Sir J. J. School art fraternity and will be rated on the basis of creativity and originality of the artwork. The jury will select a total of 12 winners in 4 categories from Mumbai and 6 winning entries from all other regions. NHAF will announce the winners at the art competition on 8th February 2014.

Each student other than from Mumbai is free to submit their best artwork (only 1) on the given theme of    a) my dream , b) landscape , c) My pet  d) India in 2021 , before 2nd February 2014 on the given NHAF address titled NHAF Annual art event’ 14 and also email their school attested entries to

This will be an open competition fully supporting the idea of freedom in the world of Art and will be categorized in four different age groups i.e. ‘Veni-A ' – Age 5 – 7 yrs, 'Veni-B' Age 7 – 10 yrs, ‘Vidi’ – Age 11 – 14 yrs and ‘Vici’ – Age 14 -16 yrs. Interested participants from Mumbai may register through their schools or by providing their name, age and name of the school, contact no’s and other details via OR latest by 25 January ’14. No mail will be accepted after the given date of application.

For further details please call on 9892908081, between 10am – 5pm, join us on

Our address: NHAF base, 1-1 Ratnakar bldg., Narayan Dhabolkar Marg off Nepean Sea road, Mumbai -400006.

About Niki Hingad Art Foundation (NHAF): NHAF Foundation, has been involved with various art activities over the last few years. The foundation plans to ignite an immense interest in the perception of art in the younger generation and hence will be actively involved in creating a difference in the world of art. With the help of eminent professors of the Sir J. J. School of Arts and its team, NHAF plans to work in various fields of Art round the year. These activities will be held in various schools and will include special courses in various fields and techniques of Sketching, Charcoal, Calligraphy, Pen and Ink, Clay modeling, Water colors, Acrylic colors, Cartoon caricature, Landscape, Portraits, Still life, Sculptures. It will also conduct workshops on famous Artists, mediums of art, various eras of art like Op art, Modern art.

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