Kolkata Kairali Samajam, in an effort to find budding artists in the South Indian community of Kolkata, is organising a Drawing and Painting Competition titled ‘Chitrolsavam 2019’ in partnership with T K Padmini Memorial Trust, Kerala and Andhra Association, Kolkata.
About T K Padmini Trust
T K Padmini Memorial Trust has been set up to commemorate the memory of T K Padmini, a painter from Kerala who passed away at the young age of 29. Her unflagging courage helped her to face numerous obstacles and leave an indelible mark of her personality on Indian painting. After Amrita Sher Gill, seldom has as strong a feminine presence overwhelmed the Indian artistic sensibility as that of Padmini’s. A remarkable collection of her paintings are exhibited in the galleries of Kerala Lalithakala Academy, Kochi, National Gallery of Modern Art, Madras, Salar Jung Museum, Hyderabad, apart from private collections in India and abroad.
The registrations for the competition will be open from the 1st March, 2019 and will close on 20th March 2019. The competition will be held on 31st March 2019 at KKS Office premises at 162/B/341, Lake Gardens, Kolkata 70004 and Andhra Association Office premises.