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  1. State Gallery of Art, Madhapur, Hyderabad will not retain (not take / keep) the award winning works. An exhibition of the best works selected by the jury out of the entries including the award winning work will be exhibited in the show at State Gallery of Art, Madhapur, Hyderabad in the last week of May or first week of June 2023.

  2. Gala Award Presentation Ceremony will be organized during the exhibition.

  3. The Gallery reserves right to cancel competition as per Central or State Government Orders / guidelines.

entry fee

The entry fee is 500 INR (Rupees Five Hundred, only) last date of submission
08 APRIL 2023 for each artist participant in the 'Competition'. Participation in other discipline requires separate fee and form.  The fee can be paid on Union Bank, account Name: President, State Art Gallery, A/C No. 135610011000910, IFS Code: UBIN0813567, Branch: Kavuri Hills, Hyderabad.

The entry fee is not refundable.


  1. The maximum size of the exhibits should not exceed (6 ft. X 6 ft.) minimum size without frame or mount 1 ft. x 1 ft. for two-dimensional work; for instance, painting, print, photograph, etc.

  2. For three-dimensional and multi-media art such as sculpture, ceramics, terracotta could be 3' X 3' X 2’ ft. maximum.

  3. For electronic and video art works maximum duration of run should be maximum 10 minutes and minimum 2 minutes for which basic tech facilities can be arranged with prior mutual agreement.

number of artwork to be selected for exhibition

Maximum up to 250 (Two Hundred and Fifty) artworks will be selected out of all the entries received in response to the prospectus inclusive of all mediums


  • The State Gallery of Art shall constitute two separate juries of eminent artists and experts (a) for selection of exhibits and (b) for finalization of awards.

  • 1st Jury: An eminent jury members of artists, curators and experts will be appointed to adjudicate and select maximum up to 250 best art works for the ALL INDIA ART COMPETITION & EXHIBITION 2023: 4th Edition.

  • 2nd and Final Jury: The selection of award winning works and artists will then be made by another member jury of renowned art critics, experts and artists out of the actual art works selected by the first jury.

  • The selection will be made on the basis of the applications / photographs / layout plan of the installation / sketch of works submitted by the applicants.

  • The final jury will also have the right to discard any entry if the artwork is not up to the level or is found unethical, plagiarized or unacceptable by the organizers.

  • The decisions of both the Juries will be final and binding to all. No correspondence shall be entertained in this regard.

deposit of exhibits & their details


  • The applicant should not send the exhibits unless instructed by the State Gallery of Art, Madhapur, Hyderabad

  •  The artists should send their selected works suitably and securely packed and framed / ready for display only when advised with details and address of the consignee and by specified date 

  • Details of Work: Title, Size in Inches and the Medium of Work should be clearly stated in the application 

  • A 100-word short note describing the artwork should be submitted, along with the application, if any 

return of exhibits

  • Works that get selected for the exhibition or award will not be allowed to be removed before the close of the exhibition

  •  While State Gallery of Art, Madhapur, Hyderabad will take due care of all the works received but shall accept no liabilities of any nature

  • The artists will be fully responsible for sending and receiving back their work before and after the exhibition as per the schedule to be announced

  • The artists will be expected to collect their work back immediately at the end of the exhibition from the venue itself

  • The exhibits that are not collected immediately can be collected from State Gallery of Art, Madhapur, Hyderabad within 30 days after the close of the exhibition

  •  State Gallery of Art, Madhapur, Hyderabad will not keep the exhibits beyond this period

  •  If the exhibits are not collected in the stipulated time frame, State Gallery of Art, Madhapur, Hyderabad reserves the right to dispose them off in the manner it deems fit

  • Please note no reminder / notice in this regard will be issued

sale of exhibit

Works selected for the exhibition will be open for sale subject to the consent of the artists. Artists must mention the price of his or her exhibits in the entry form; otherwise it will be presumed that the exhibit is not for sale. The sale amount will go to the artist after deduction of 25% commission. It is expected that the price of the exhibits quoted will be rational and reasonable.

change of address

All correspondence will be made by the State Gallery of Art, Madhapur, Hyderabad to the address given in the Entry Form filled by the participants. The artists should inform the State Gallery of Art, Madhapur, Hyderabad of any change of address immediately, failing which the State Gallery of Art, Madhapur, Hyderabad will not be responsible, for non-receipt of communication.


State Gallery of Art, Madhapur, Hyderabad will take every care of all the submitted works, however, in an unlikely case of loss or damage during the period of storage, transport or display, the Gallery shall not be liable to any claim or legal pursuit.

Artists, if they so wish and deem fit, are at liberty to take an insurance coverage at their own cost.

invitation for exhibition

Invitation for the inauguration of the exhibition will be sent to all the entrants / applicants.

One complimentary copy of catalogue will be given to all the artists whose works are included in the exhibition.

The artists who are selected for the Awards will be invited to attend the Award Presentation Ceremony and they would have to attend at their own costs.

important instructions

  1. The Last date for submission is 08 APRIL 2023 with Entry Fee.

  2.  The exhibition will be organized at the State Gallery of Art, Madhapur, Hyderabad in month of June 2023.

  3. All works should be original creation of the artists concerned and should not have been executed before 30th April, 2022.

  4. Only those artists, who are participating in competition section, are eligible for awards.

  5.  Already awarded works (received from any National or International Institutions) will not be entitled for exhibition and award.

  6.  To ensure the dignity and sanctity, these awards will be given to the awardees only and not to their representatives.

  7. These awards will not be divided or shared. The award money will not be split.

  8. The artists may submit sculpture, ceramics and terracotta etc. in fragile material at their own risk and cost. State Gallery of Art, Madhapur, Hyderabad shall not be made responsible for any kind of damage.

  9.  The participant shall submit the art work on canvas in ready to display condition, properly stretched with or without frame.

  10.  The participant shall submit the Installation work in ready to display condition. For installation, the artists are required to send the display plan along with Entry Form. In case, artist's presence is required, the State Gallery of Art, Madhapur, Hyderabad will intimate the artists to be present at the venue at their own expenses.

  11. The identification slip and caption should be attached properly at the backside of the submitted work.

  12. For selected works, artists should send their artwork before hand for better display.

  13. State Gallery of Art, Madhapur, Hyderabad reserves the right to reproduce/publish the exhibit for catalogue or publicity purpose. Due credit will be given to artists if specified in advance, wherever possible.

  14. State Gallery of Art, Madhapur, Hyderabad reserves the right to reject the art work without any notification, change the terms and conditions and increase or decrease the number and amount of awards. In regards to the interpretation of any rule, the decision of Director, State Gallery of Art, Madhapur, Hyderabad will be final and binding to all.

  15. Hiding any kind or realities will result into disqualification / return of the award/legal action.

  16. Enquiry, if any, please contact: +91 910 002 2958, +91 910 002 2957, +91 910 002 2956 or +91 903 090 4040

  17. In case of any dispute, Hyderabad will be the jurisdiction.

  18. All correspondence may be addressed to:


The Director,

State Gallery of Art,

Road No.1, Kavuri Hills,

Madhapur, Hyderabad 500 033

Telangana. India




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