UAE’s Largest Interschool Art Competition Is Themed “Happiness”


The largest Interschool Art Competition with over 50 Schools participating- Award ceremony on 14th of October 2017

The Palette Art Training and Consultancy presents UAE’s largest interschool Art Competition; the annual competition is on its second year with the theme, “Happiness”. The competition is for students of ages 8yrs till 17yrs; with applicants this year expected to be participating not only from UAE alone but GCC as well, hence number of schools participating to double to 50 schools from 23 schools last year.

The first intake of applications was from May 2017 and the last date to apply to compete is 30th of September 2017. Once the application is submitted the student can start working on the artwork (A3 size – paper or canvas) with using any of the following mediums, Water Color, Acrylics, Oils, Poster Colors, Pastels, Crayons, Spray Paints, Color Pencils, Charcoal, Chalk, Digital Art, 3D Doodler & Mixed Media. Once completed the Artwork has to be submitted to the Palette Art Training & Consultancy by 6th of October 2017.

This event is an initiative of a passionate Artist & Founder of Palette Art Training & Consultancy– Ritwika Chaudhuri explains why she started the competition last year, “ Palatte was founded to promote and spread art with enthusiasts, connoisseurs and art lovers, to encourage youngsters to take art, design, fashion as career and to create a platform for artists of the world; we are keen to shed light on the talent based in the UAE and purely to boost the confidence of the students and to create a competitive atmosphere through Art.”

Once the Artworks are submitted to Palette, they are shared with Palette’s Judges, this years panel has 4 very prominent Art Judges including, Samar Kamel – a Dubai based Egyptian artist with 32 exhibitions across the globe under her belt; also on the judging panel is Indian Award winning Artist – Atul Panase who is also an illustrator, writer, photographer, a skilled water colorist and art teacher based in Dubai along with Scottish Artist Elizabeth Bruce whose energetic paintings of camels, portraits and local culture have captured an audience worldwide and last but not the least is UAE’s leading Art Journalist Jyoti Kalsi, with over two decades of experience in critiquing and covering the world of Art in the UAE. The Artworks will be judged on composition, technique, colour usage, skill and best representation of the theme of Happiness.

The Award ceremony will be held at GEMS Wellington Academy in Al Khail on Saturday the 14th of October the event is opened to public and is free to enter, there will be mainly 3 winners announced in each age category (8yrs till 12yrs) & (13yrs till 17yrs) and 5 special prizes in each age group: composition, technique, colour usage, skill and theme.

Palette’s Interschool Art Competition Awards: –
Venue: GEMS Wellington Academy (Al Khail)
Event type: Art Competition – Award Ceremony
Date: 14th of October 2017
Time: 6:00pm till 9:00pm

The Art Competition is supported by W2W Events I Selfie Tv I Academy Plus I KC 24 I GEMS Wellington Academy Al Khail I 3D Doodler Start I 3D Doodler I Cox & Kings


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