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FICA Emerging Artist Award 2016

The Foundation for Indian Contemporary Art invites applications for

FICA Emerging Artist Award 2016
Deadline: 30 June 2016

Download application form: PDF and MSWord

FICA 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 collaborate with Pro Helvetia – Swiss Arts Council, New Delhi and Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi for the Emerging Artist Award 2016.


The award includes:

  • A ninety day residency in Switzerland in 2017, round trip air travel from their town in India, a per diem (including local travel) 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 2018.


Requirements for applicants:

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

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