Chandigarh Lalit Kala Akademi : Sohan Qadri Fellowship of Rs. 1,00,000/- (One Lakh rupees)
Chandigarh Lalit Kala Akademi invites applications for Sohan Qadri Fellowship for an artist between 25 and 45 years of age in various streams such as drawing/ painting/mix media / installation / photography / graphics-print making & sculpture.
The last date for submission of applications is 2nd April 2012 (before 4.00pm)
Artists Residing and or employed in Chandigarh, Panchkula and Mohali are eligible for the fellowship. Selected artist would get rupees one lakh as fellowship during a period of one year. The fellowship is aimed at providing talented artists a platform to continue their research to develop new ideas in their respective disciplines.
The forms are available at the Akademi website www.lalitkalachandigarh.com Akademi office in State Library, Sector 34 A, Chandigarh, Mr. Ravinder Sharma, Govt. College of Art, Sector 10 C, Chandigarh and Mr. Bheem Malhotra, Chandigarh College of Architecture. The Fellowship is being sponsored by Sohan Qadri Foundation.
Mrs. Purvi Qadri, President of the foundation and daughter of Sohan Qadri has initiated this fellowship.
Qadri was a well known artist of Punjabi origin with strong Chandigarh connections.
Sohan Qadri received his art education from Government College of Art Chandigarh and had many friends in Chandigarh and Punjab.