Pakistan’s largest art competition for children and young people from aged 4 to 18, giving cash prizes, appreciation and recognition, presenting artworks through exhibitions across 3 cities and studio workshops with Studio R.M. Naeem Lahore, Nukta Studio Islamabad and AJG Studio Karachi.
ArtBeat 2016-17 “Rang Bahar” received artworks from over 300+ schools and 25 organizations from across Pakistan. The jury has selected 377 artworks, 33 prize winners for the gallery exhibitions, 132 young artists for studio workshops this year. Artbeat is also honoring 666 young artists Artbeat Special Award this year.
This year, the ArtBeat jury consisted of
R.M Naeem, Artist and Art Educator,
Sadaf R.M Naeem, Visual Artist
Sajjad Akram, Visual artist and Sculptor
Abdul Jabbar Gull, Sculptor and Painter
Wardah Naeem Bukhari, Visual & Multi Media Artist
Dua Abbas Rizvi, Visual Artist and Writer
Dates 10, 11 February 2017
Venue: Lok Virsa Islamabad
Award Ceremony and Exhibition Opening : 05:00 PM, 10th Feb
Exhibition display on Saturday 11th February : 10:00 am to 05:00 PM
Note: Selected artworks form Islamabad region will be exhibited in Islamabad Exhibition.
Islamabad Region Cities: Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Abbottabad, Peshawar, Nowshera, Mirpur (AJK), Wah Cantt, Jehlum.
Dates: 17,18 February2017
Venue: Old Tollinton Market, Mall Road Lahore
Award Ceremony and Exhibition Opening: 05:00 PM , 17th Feb
Exhibition display on Saturday 18th February : 10:00 am to 05:00 PM
Note: Selected artworks form Lahore region will be exhibited in Lahore Exhibition
Lahore Region Cities: Lahore, Sheikhpura, Okara, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Gujrat, Faisalabad, Sahiwal, Multan, Sadiqabad.
Dates: 24,25 February 2017
Venue: ArtChowk – the Gallery Suite # 102, 1st floor Clifton Centre.
Schon Circle, Clifton, Karachi
Award Ceremony and Exhibition Opening: 05:00 PM , 24th Feb
Exhibition display on Saturday 25th February : 10:00 am to 05:00 PM