Indian Academy of Fine Arts: Visual Art Activities



1. All India Exhibition of Art has been a regular feature of IAFA. It started way back in 1932 and was inaugurated by the then Financial Commissioner, Govt of Punjab, Mr. M.A.Latifee;

2nd Exhibition was inaugurated by Mr. Macfraquhar, the then Deputy Commissioner of Amritsar;

3rd by Sir Sikandar Hayat Khan, Premier Punjab. Other notable exhibitions; Exhibition in 1950 at Simla was inaugurated by Sh. C.M. Trivedi the first Governor of East Punjab;
In 1952 at Amritsar inaugurated by Sh. K.M.Carriappa, Commander-in-chief of India;
In 1953 Silver Jubilee Exhibition by Bharat Rattan Rashtarpati Dr. Rajinder Parshad;
In 2008 Platinum Jubilee Exhibition by S. Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina
In 2012 78th by Sh. Arun Jaitely, Leader of the opposition in Rajya Sabha.

2017 All India Exhibition shall be held in the month of OCTOBER-NOVEMBER 2017.

For participation, see the 'Rules & Regulations' and download the ENTRY FORM.

Click here for the results 83rd All India Exhibition of Art.


2. Solo/Group exhibitions The IAFA provides its central exhibition hall at symbolic charges and collaborate with the artists to organise of their art creations.


3. EVENING HOBBY CLASSES in paintings are being run since 1962 where hundreds of senior and junior students come regularly for training.

From 2013 onwards, Certificate Course in Fine Arts has also been started. See the Syllabus and Prospectus for more information.


4. SUMMER ART CAMP/FESTIVAL
IAFA started with Summer Art Camp from 2012 onwards to create awareness and interest for Fine Arts amongst children and public.

It shall be held in the months of JUNE-JULE (during School/ College/ Institutions) Summer Vacations.

DURATION- ONE MONTH (for one Group)-

Timings: Morning 11AM to 1 PM & Evening 5PM to 7 PM

For all the Age Groups in the following Art Fields:
a. Paintings, Drawings, Graphics
b. Sculpture, Clay Modeling
c. PHOTOGRAPHY
d. Computer Digital Art
e. Calico Printing & Art Designing
f. Dance
g. Music

Click here for the details of Summer Art Camp - 2017

5. ON THE SPOT PAINTING COMPETITION
It is held on the 14th of NOVEMBER every year for school children. For participation download the entry form.

With these art activities the academy has become a hub of art in the Northern India.


6. STATE ART EXHIBITION
It has been on cards to hold State Art Exhibition and finally the draft has been approved by the Governing Council is as Under:

a. The exhibition shall be restricted to the artist of Punjab State Only
b. Exhibition shall be held in the month of March/April 2014.
c. Two Groups shall be formed one for professional Artists and second for Art Students.
d. Entry fee Rs 500/- for Professional Artists and Rs 250/- for Art Students.
e. Awards: Cas 5(Five) Awards of Rs 5000/- each for the Professional Artists and Cash 5 (Five) awards of Rs 2500/- each for student Artists.

Prospectus have been printed and posted to the Art Schools / Colleges / Universities / Institutions.

IAFA is expecting good response.

For participation, see the 'Rules & Regulations' and download the ENTRY FORM.

List of selected work of 4th State Art Exhibition of Group A

List of selected work of 4th State Art Exhibition of Group B

Click here for the results 4th State Art Exhibition Results


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