Emerging Artist Award 2017 | CALL FOR APPLICATIONS


Applications for EAA 2017 are now closed. Results will be announced by October 20, 2017.


The Foundation for Indian Contemporary Art invites applications for FICA Emerging Artist Award 2017.

Deadline: 15 July 2017

FICA Emerging Artist Award seeks to promote young artists studying or practicing in India who demonstrate extraordinary skill and promise in the visual arts. Selected by an independent jury of distinguished artists and professionals in the field, the recipient gets the opportunity to travel and work in an international residency and showcase their works as part of FICA Homepage, an annual exhibition of FICA Grantees in July-August every year, at the Vadehra Art Gallery.

FICA is pleased to be collaborating with Pro Helvetia - Swiss Arts Council, New Delhi for the Emerging Artist Award 2017. We are grateful for the support of Vadehra Art Gallery in hosting the exhibition platform.

The award includes :

  •  a ninety day residency in Switzerland in 2018, round trip air travel from their town in India, a per diem (including local travel) during the time of the residency
  •  an opportunity to showcase a body of work at FICA Homepage, an annual exhibition of FICA grantees in July-August, at the Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi.

In case of any queries please write to us at ficaemergingartistaward@gmail.com or info@ficart.org