FIRST TAKE 2023
Terms and Conditions
1 : Entry Terms:
Each entry must be original painting/prints/ceramics/sculptures completed by the Artist. We will exclude reproduction of any work. The work(s) should be created after 1st Jan, 2022.
There is No Entry Fee for participating in this exhibition/competition.
The Artist needs to share the sale price in the entry form of his/her work(s) submitted.
2 : Criteria/Conditions on Work(s) Submission/Entry
2.1. Submission of the work:
The Artist needs to submit two different artworks of his/her.
The artist needs to notify us, if the work(s) has already been or is going to be a part of any other exhibition or competition.
Following are some important details pertaining to size specifications:
- Two artworks to be submitted
- Size of paintings/prints/sculptures/ceramics submitted work for the entry must be as follows:
- Sculptures should not exceed 2 feet x 6 inch and 10 Kilo Grams.
- Each artist gets 4 sq feet of display
- One artwork should not exceed 2 feet i.e. 24 x 24 Inches.
- Preferred work size is 24×24 inches
- For Multi panel pieces (not more than 9 works) are accepted as one work. The overall cumulative size should not exceed 24×24 inches.
2.2. Submission Process:
Submission accepted through online entry form available only on
Applicants must furnish their name, age, and their regularly accessed email address as all the correspondence will be done on the given email address.
The online registration closes on 30th July, 2023.
Submission of the complete artwork images must be a minimum 300 DPI .jpg file.
Incomplete applications in any form shall not be accepted.
Artists will be notified if their entries have been shortlisted to be exhibited, by email at least 3 weeks prior to the opening of the show. Only after that the artist needs to send us the original paintings/prints/ceramics/sculptures not exceeding the size: 24X24 inches.
If artists do not respond in 3 working days, we will not accept their entry.
All decisions on acceptance/rejection by the organizers will be final and no
Correspondence or communication shall be entertained in this subject.
2.3. Age Criteria:
Participants need to be 24 years to 40 Years.
Participants with age 24-35 years shall only be eligible for Awards.
3 : Awards:
There will be 10 awards in total. Each artist will be awarded INR 50,000/-
All accepted artworks will be considered for awards. Each artwork is eligible to win only one award.
4: Delivery and Receipt:
The selected physical Artwork(s) will not be accepted or considered if received (due to any reasons) after September 10th, 2023.
5. Shipping and Packaging
The selected artworks should not have glass in the frame.
Set the sculpture down on the shredded paper and fill the remainder of the box with shredded paper. Make sure you securely pack the shredded paper around the sculpture so no movement is possible during shipment.
The Trust will exercise all reasonable care in handling the work(s) submitted, but will not be responsible for the loss of or any damage to any work(s) while in the custody of the Trust or the Trust’s representative.
Artists are responsible for the insurance of their work(s) against any loss or damage whether in the custody of the Trust or in transit.
The participants accept that, by signing the registration form, tick marking or
Submitting the form online, they are agreeing to all the terms and conditions.
Rights to exhibit the art work(s) shall remain with the organizing / working committee of ABIR.
By entering into this exhibition/competition you allow the organizers to publicize / speak about your work(s) in the media.
All rights of cancellation/modifications lie with the organizers. No Term(s) or
condition(s) will be varied unless agreed in writing by the Trust.
Disputes / Discrepancy if any, is subject to Ahmedabad Jurisdiction only.
Participants of ABIR INDIA would be given priority in ABIR SPACE. They will
Receive a contract with ABIR SPACE without any additional jury process.
For further information or any assistance required in submitting paintings/prints/ceramics/sculptures, kindly inform us. The artist will be contacted by our officials who will coordinate/assist the artist in submitting their entries.
Annual Group Show Summary
Opening date for submissions: July 1st, 2023
Closing date for online submissions: July 30th, 2023.
Last date to receive all the selected physical artwork(s): September 10th, 2023.
PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF DATES AND TIMES FOR DELIVERY AND COLLECTION OF WORK(S), AS THESE WILL BE STRICTLY FOLLOWED/APPLIED.
For all inquiries or assistance on submission kindly email: email@example.com or
Contact us on: +91 9099506989 and +91 9898271639
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“Entries selected for FIRST TAKE 2023 will be exhibited on Abir Space for a year!”