2nd Hyderabad Open Art Competition - 2019

The principles of true art is not to portray, but to evoke -- Jerzy Kosinski


Updated on 10th November 2019:

Thank you one and all for your excellent enthusiasm, cooperation, spirit , and support in participating 2nd Hyderabad Open Art Competition. It was really very nice to see all those 350+ great talented artists - both professionals and children performing and exhibiting highest level of creativity and quality of the art. Undoubtedly this is one of the BEST quality delivered events so far at Cultivating Art events. We appreciate all these talented people.

We congratulate all the winners.

Following are the winners at each category:

Category 1 (Pre School)

Best Performer:
Sanjitha Kishore

Top Performers:
Thanvi Balina, Samaira Chimnani, Aarushi Lingam, C. Srivenkat Akshaj

Category 2 (Classes 1 to 2)

Best Performer:
Pritha Paul

Top Performers:
Saanvi Panda, K. Hemanya, Viha Addala, A. Deetya, Shreyans Sriam

Category 3 (Classes 3 to 4)

Best Performer:
P. Manasvi

Top Performers:
Tavishi Singh, Kandukuri Nagendra Aadyanth, Mahasvin Krishna Ch, Sai Akshith, Harini, Jahnvi Bothra, C. Greeshma

Category 4 (Classes 5 to 6)

Best Performer:
Ujjwal Mahapatra

Top Performers:
Swaranjali Ambidi, Chintakunta Nithya Hamsini, Tuba Sumbul, M. Bhavana, Shweta Shukla

Category 5 (Classes 7 to 8)

Best Performer:
Pavushetty Meghana Gopal

Top Performers:
M. Harshan, G. Srishanth Goud, Akshara Sreenivas, K. Yuvathi, P. Praharshitha

Category 6 (Classes 9 to 10)

Best Performer:
Suanshi Kachapur

Category 7 (Men & Women of all ages)

Best Performer:
Mohammed Asif

Top Performers:
Namrata Bothra, Penugonda Anusha, Anima Panda, R. Sindhura

All the winners’ certificates - Excellence & Commendation Certificates - will be couriered within 10 days. We wish all the participants very best wish with their future endeavors and see you again at 3rd Edition of Hyderabad Open Art Competition.

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Updated on 10th October 2019:

Cultivating Art is very happy to announce the Second Edition of "Hyderabad Open Art Competition" for all Art lovers in Hyderabad from 3 year olds to men & women of all ages.

To promote Art, encourage everyone to practice Art, explore ideas from school children, encourage all budding artists, give a platform to exhibit their inner talents, find best artistic talents in our own city - Hyderabad, Cultivating Art is organizing an open competition for all the art lovers.

Competition will be held in 7 categories in total as follows:

Category 1 - Pre-school
Category 2 - Classes 1 to 2
Category 3 - Classes 3 to 4
Category 4 - Classes 5 to 6
Category 5 - Classes 7 to 8
Category 6 - Classes 9 to 10
Category 7 - Men & Women of all ages

Please click here to download complete brochure of the event.

In Art, everyone is a winner; hence all participants in this competition will get a personalized name printed Participation Certificate.


Best Performer Award to be won in each Cateogry with a Memento and Certificate of Excellence

Top Performer Award - 10% of Participants to get Gold Medals with Commendation Certificates in each Category.

Best Participant School Award – for a school with most number of participants from a School.

Best Participant Art School Award – for an Art School with most number of participants from an Art School.


Theme: "Celebrating Children's Day"

Drawing Mode: Solid Colors for Categories 1-3, Liquid Colors for Categories 4-7.

Assessment on: Technicality, Colors, Shades, Mode, Theme, & Creativity
Time Duration - 90 minutes
ONLY Drawing Sheets will be provided
Participants MUST get all their Drawing Material
Please read complete terms & conditions before registration


Important Dates:

Online Registrations - closes by 5 November 2019
On-spot registration is available at Rs.150 and Participation Certificate will be couriered within 10 days after the event; for such attendees
Competition Date - 10 November 2019
Prize Distribution - 10 November 2019
Participation Certificates Distribution - 10 November 2019
Merit Certificates Distribution - 10 days from 10 November 2019

Venue: Phoenix Arena, HITEC City, Hyderabad.


Press Release

Terms & Conditions:

1. Entry fee is ₹100/- (Rupees One Hundred Only).
2. Last date for registrations - 5th November 2019.
3. Spot Registration fee is ₹150/-, for whom Name printed Participation Certificate will be sent by courier within 10 days after the event. Additional fee is only for courier cost + handling charges.
4. Time duration is strictly 90 minutes only.
5. Art work submission counters will be closed at 11:30am sharp.
6. Participants will be provided with high quality A3 size drawing sheet. Participant must get all their material like drawing pads, paint palette, pencils, eraser, scale, sharpener, water bottles etc.
7. Parents are not allowed inside to help children but allowed as participants of Category 7.  We strongly encourage all parents to give a try and experience what their kids are enjoying. WHY ONLY KIDS HAVE ALL THE FUN? WHY NOT PARENTS?
8. Prizes will be announced by 12:30pm on the same day and will be distributed immediately.
9. Judges decision will be final without any further jurisdiction.
10. No comparisons or discussions or explanations entertained on Judges' decision.
11. We are an independent NGO having no association with any school or organization - hence ONLY unbiased judgment.
12. Due to any unforeseen reasons, if any changes with date or venue, all participants must adhere and cooperate with the organizers.
13. Participation Certificates will be given to all on same day.      
14. Excellence Certificates & Commendation Certificates will be sent by speed post within 10 days after competition date.
15. Mementos and Medals will be awarded immediately.
16. For any queries, call us on: +91-83417-00716/92999-58548 or email at: art@cultivatingart.in or visit at: www.cultivatingart.in
17. This is a NOT FOR PROFIT event. So, please co-operate with us in promoting art in men and women of all ages.
18. As it will be 1 noon for prize distribution, please prepare yourself like - carrying water bottles, snacks, additional things for small kids etc
19. Winners’ profiles with their art work will be uploaded on website: www.cultivatingart.in in a month’s time.