The Shanker Art Foundation and ARTinfoINDIA.COM have since 2012 successfully organised eight annual editions of Children Art Contest and Exhibition. The contests were titled TITLEE- The Butterfly 2012, TITLEE- The Butterfly 2013, PEACOCK- The National Bird 2014, Lotus- The National Flower 2015, Tiger – The National Animal 2016, Colours of National Symbols 2017, Colours of National Symbols 2018 and My Favourite Festival 2019. We have received an overwhelming response from Schools, Art Schools, Hobby Centres and Parents for these successive editions.
Every year, the Children Art Contest is organised in 7 groups (Classes Preliminary to Senior Secondary). Till date 2000+ pupils have received Gold Award, Silver Award, Bronze Award, Commended Award and Appreciation Awards. Besides, Merit Certificates have been awarded to 3000+ participants and Certificates of Participation are issued to all the participants. A month-long exhibition of award-winning paintings is held at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi every year.
This year we are glad to announce ‘My Favourite Indian Monument 2020’ as the theme for the 9th All India Children Art Contest. This is to depict our Faith, Belief, Love and Concern for Indian Monuments through Paintings, Drawings and Collages.

This year we are glad to announce ‘My Favourite Indian Monument 2020’ as the theme for the 9th All India Children Art Contest. This is to depict our Faith, Belief, Love and Concern for Indian Monuments through Paintings, Drawings and Collages.

My Favourite Indian Monument 2020

It is necessary to include at least one Indian Monument i.e. Taj, Gateway of India, Lal Qila, Ancient Worship Place etc. apart from that, children have the liberty to paint any things using Indian Monument.


Apart from this, keeping in mind the current time we are undergoing, you can also submit artwork on the theme COVID-19 The corona virus epidemic has touched the lives of every human.

Covid-19 A Challenge

The best and worst forms of human emotion – about empathy, kindness, worry, anger, despair and social distance. Stories of those who are fighting bravely

People around the world are expressing these feelings through, poetry, prose and paintings.
Paintings, Drawings and Collages can be submitted. You may submit Poster with Title and Slogan in this category.

Salient Features

  • All India 1 Gold Award, 1 Silver Award, 1 Bronze Award and 5 Commended Awards on every 100 Paintings in each category.
  • Certificates to all Participants
  • Exhibition of 250 selected artworks for 30 days at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
  • Awarded and Meritorious Paintings will be displayed on our website

Participants Groups

Group A – Preparatory Classes (Nur, LKG, UKG)
Group B – Grade / Class I & II
Group C – Grade / Class III & IV
Group D – Grade / Class V & VI
Group E – Grade / Class VII & VIII
Group F – Grade / Class IX & X
Group G – Grade / Class XI & XII

Requirements of the Competition

The size of the artwork should be 8.5 x 11 inches (A4), 11 x 14 Inches (1/4 of Cartridge Sheet Imperial Size) or paper of any Standard Sketchbook.

  • Draw artwork on the specified size paper. Framed artwork by any means is not acceptable.
  • Don’t outline the figures and objects in your artworks in order to make them appear more distinct.
  • Don’t paste Artwork on board and mounted or framed Artworks are not acceptable
  • Create your Drawing, Painting and Collage artworks on the theme My Favourite Indian Monument or Covid-19 A Challenge.

Medium Drawing, Painting and Collage

Children can use Pencil, Colour Pencil, Ink, Pastels Colours, Poster Colours, Water Colours, Acrylic Colours and Paper Cuttings to create Artworks.
Entries must be on good quality paper. (Do not Paste 3D material on artwork) ​

Request for Art Instructors, Teachers and Parents :

Before the students pick the Pencil / Brush, please Educate them and create awareness among them about the faith, belief, love and concern for Indian Monuments.

Create Awareness about Covid-19: Government of India is taking all necessary steps to ensure that we are prepared well to face the challenge and threat posed by the pandemic of COVID 19 – the CoronaVirus. With active support of the people, we have been able to contain the spread of the virus in our country to a big extent. The most important factor in preventing the spread of the virus locally is to empower the citizens with the right information and taking precautions as per the advisories being issued by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. (For your Reference)

Online Submission

Individual Participants Kindly follow these steps for :

School / Hobby Centres / Group Kindly follow these steps :

  • Group Participation Fee Rs. 200/- per entry. A consolidate E-Transfer (Please contact for Bank Detals of : Shanker Art Foundation) for all the participants from same institution.
  • Fill online Registration form 
Registration Form

Upload Images of Artwork on link given

Upload Image

Please note: We will require artwork for the annual show at India Habitat Center, New Delhi.

We will update dates soon for Judging, Results and Exhibition.

Please do not send an entry (artwork) during this corona period. Wait for our message, we will inform you. Pray to get out of this disaster soon.

Prospectus – 9th All India Children Art Contest 2020

Detailed information of our 9th All India Children Art Contest ‘Covid-19 A Challenge & My Favourite Indian Monument 2019’

Download Group Registration Form

‘Group Registration Form’ fill it and send along with artworks.

Slip for ‘Individual Participants’

‘Individual Participants’ Download Slip, fill it  and paste on the back side of Painting. This Slip is not for Group Participants !