Registration deadline for 24th Nat’l Art Exhibition extended

Dhaka, May 24 : Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy has extended the registration deadline for the 24th edition of the National Art Exhibition Biennale.Those who want to showcase their artworks and crafts at the country’s biggest annual art exhibition will have to register by May 26.
This year, the biennale exhibition is set to take place from June 25 to July 31. All the registered artists can submit their artworks within June 17, according to the academy.
Started as a biennale back in 1975, the exhibition has earned recognition from art-lovers around the whole nation as a celebration of modern artworks and crafts by artists from all over the country.
The 23rd edition of the National Art Exhibition was inaugurated on July 1, 2019, and concluded on July 21.
In the 23rd edition, artist Kamruzzaman won the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy prize as the grand award for his painting Global Warming-2.
Four departmental prizes for artwork, sculpture, print illustration and new media were awarded to artists Rafat Ahmed Badhon, Tanvir Mahmud, Ruhul Karim Rumi and Shahid Kazi.
The rest of the three special prizes – Bengal Foundation award, Dipa Haque award and Artist Kazi Anwar Hossain Award – went to artists Uttam Kumar Talukdar, Suman Wahid and Faria Khanum Tuli, reports UNB.