India Art Festival encourages Artists
India Art Festival encourages artists and art students for many years and is presenting ‘India Art Festival’ (IAF) award since 2005; it is presented every year to encourage professional artists as well as art students selected by judges’ panel in the All India Annual Art Exhibition of the Bombay Art Society, held every year at Jehangir Art Gallery and India Art Festival held every year in Mumbai and New Delhi.
In the fifteen years, many artists received the ‘India Art Festival’ award in the Bombay Art Society’s annual art exhibition since 2005 given every year. The ‘IAF award’ selected by judges panel are presented every year in the inauguration function of India Art Festival held at Mumbai, New Delhi and Bengaluru. Since its inception, IAF awards are presented to artists – Shashikant Dhotre, Rahul Vajale,Uttam Sajane, Ashwin Kadam, Nitai Das, R Soloman, Manisha Saini, Karishma Wadhwa, Swapnil Kadam, Disha Gandhi, Niyati Kanakia, and many others at India Art Festival & Mumbai Art Fair held in Nehru Centre. IAF Awards carries Rupees cash award with a memento.