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Chitra Santhe 2017 – Art For All.

November 6, 2016

14th Chitra Santhe (2017)
Organized by Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, Bengaluru

Chitra Santhe — ‘ART FOR ALL” – is the 14th successive annual event/fair. This event will spread out from Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath on to the Kumara Krupa Road, Bengaluru, at designated areas. This one-day mega event will showcase artists from all over the country. It is a unique opportunity to showcase art to the public. The cultural event will display affordable Tart like Drawings, Paintings, Graphic Prints, Miniature Formats, Sculpture and much more. This is an attempt to bring art to the public, to make art a part of everyday life. It also introduces affordable visual art to all.

About Chitrakala Parishath:
Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath is a unique multi-dimensional Art Complex, which meets international standards of visual art galleries, attracts artists and institutions from all over the world.

Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath has a comprehensive collection of Leather Puppets, Traditional, Folk, Tribal and Contemporary Art, Sculpture, etc.

Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath is an ideal location in the Central Business District area of Bengaluru for art and art activities and it is the most sought after visual art exhibition venue in the city, attracting buyers, art collectors and connoisseurs. This is the best platform for artists and art lovers.

The College of Fine Arts, a wing of Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, is a visual arts college that offers Bachelors and Masters’ Degree courses (Painting, Sculpture, Graphic, Applied Art and Art History). Animation is an added feature to the existing courses. There is a Ph.D. research centre also in the college.

Chitrasanthe -14 (2017) : Rules & Regulations

• Eligibility : 18 years and above only.
• Application forms can be downloaded from the website They can also be collected from Art Mart, Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath.
• Last date for receipt of Applications: 30th November 2016.
• Applications along with a DD of Rs. 300/- drawn in favour of ‘Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath’, on any Nationalised Bank should be sent to: Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, Art Complex’, Kumara Krupa Road, Bangalore – 560 001.
• Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath Scrutiny Committee Report has the final say in the selection of art works. No refund of fees in case of rejected Applications.
• Rejected Applicants will be informed by email / sms ordinary post.
• An Application should accompany 2 photographs of recent works along with personal details of the Artist such as address/ /email ID etc.
• Only applicants selected by the Scrutiny Committee will be allotted stalls and a number allotted on the basis of a lottery.
• Selected artist should exhibit works in the allotted stall only.
• Sub-letting and / or sharing with un-registered artists is not allowed. Violations will attract disqualification.
• One stall, one person per family. Only one day accommodation (Sat, 14 Jan 2017 night) will be provided.
• Event TIMINGS : 8 am to 7pm.
• Breakfast / lunch (for 2 persons/stall) provided to registered participating artists only.
• General public can avail canteen facilities in the Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath premises on payment basis.
• Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath takes no commission from artists for the sale of their works or responsibility for any type of damage or loss to the exhibits during Chitrasanthe.
• Only original works considered. Re-copy works are strictly not accepted. Digital prints, photographs of artworks and crafts/handicrafts will not be allowed to be exhibited.
• Certificates to the registered participants only.
• If material other than art works is displayed, Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath exercises its right to cancel the allotted stall immediately and confiscate the exhibits.

#Chitrasanthe -14 (2017) #ARTFORALL on Sunday | 15th January 2017 | 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Kumara Krupa Road,

  1. hey..good informative blog.I also wrote about my experience, please check out 🙂


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