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Emerging Artist Award 2015 : Call for Applications

The Foundation for Indian Contemporary Art invites applicants for

                                            Emerging Artist Award 2015

Deadline: 30 June 2015
Download application form: PDF or MSWord

The Emerging Artist Award seeks to promote young artists studying or practicing in India who demonstrate extraordinary skill and promise in the visual arts. Selected by an independent jury of distinguished artists and professionals in the field, the recipient gets the opportunity to travel and work in an international residency and exhibit in a solo show in India.

FICA is pleased to be collaborating with Pro Helvetia – Swiss Arts Council and Vadehra Art Gallery for the Emerging Artist Award 2015.

The award includes:

  • A twelve-week residency in Switzerland from October to December 2015, round trip air travel from their town in India, a per diem during the time of the residency, and access to the residency’s technical equipments.
  • A solo exhibition at the Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, developed in collaboration with FICA in 2017.


Requirements for applicants:

  • The applicant must be between 18 and 35 years of age.
  • The applicant needs to be an Indian citizens

Please check the application form for details on how to apply, required documents and terms and conditions. For further questions please write to us at info@ficart.org