The competition announced the 5th season as “My Teacher – My Hero” inviting children to visualize in portraits the teachers that have inspired them the most. Artworks from more than 220 schools were submitted in response to the call by children and youth from all over Pakistan to serve an artistic tribute to our teachers.
This year’s jury consisted of esteemed artists, curators and experienced art educators such as;
Qudsia Rahim (Curator, Executive Director, Lahore Biennale Foundation)
R.M. Naeem (Painter and Teacher, National College of Arts)
Sadaf Naeem (Painter and Lecturer, Kinnaird College)
Rabeya Jalil(Visual artist, Art Educator)
As part of the program this year ArtBeat has partnered with established studios in 3 cities to offer studio workshops to 90 selected child artists in summers.