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2018, ART FOR GOOD BY egomonk


Join India's Largest Exhibition of
Desi Art

Developed with love by egomonk

March-May 2019
Bangalore, Mumbai and Delhi

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What is 100 Desi Posters?
It’s a digital and physical celebration of our desiness, limitless talent, and unique ability to make sense of life using culture. We aim to crowdsource desi art from all over the world and highlight it using social media and multi-city public exhibitions.

desi art inspires a
billion minds

There have always been many Indias in India and desi art is the easiest way I know to connect us with each other.

— Sartaj Anand

Founder, egomonk


This is going to be epic.


Jan 1

Mar 1

Mar 15

Mar 24 to Apr 14

Apr 18 to May 5

May 9 to May 26

Mar 24 to May 26

Applications Launch Applications Close Jury Decisions Bangalore Exhibition Mumbai Exhibition Delhi Exhibition Digital Exhibition







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We are tremendously grateful for your support and would like to give you a framed and signed limited-edition poster to commemorate your involvement with 100 Desi Posters.




You are a pillar of our growing community and in addition to the limited-edition poster, we would be honoured to have you join one of our patron dinners in Bangalore, Mumbai and Delhi.




Your commitment to culture and art is astonishingly rare and we will celebrate it with a public acknowledgment on our digital and physical channels. This would be in addition to all other benefits.


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Sartaj Anand


Sartaj Anand

Soumya Bhasin

Project Lead

Soumya Bhasin

Sonia Lewis

Partnerships Lead

Sonia Lewis

Raunak Anand

Finance Lead

Raunak Anand


Who can apply?

Everyone who can sketch, paint or doodle.

Does it matter where I live?

No. Anyone from around the world can apply to showcase their work at 100 Desi Posters.

Are there any themes or categories for submitting posters?

No. There are no themes or categories.

Who decides on the final selection?

The members of our jury will be curating the final 100 posters.

Are there any awards for the finalists or winners?

No. But all finalists will have their work showcased at the public exhibition.

What's the ideal size of the poster?

A1 size. 7016 x 9933 pixels at 300 ppi.

Does the poster need to be in landscape or portrait orientation?

Any orientation will do.

Is there any application fee for artists?

No. There is no application fee.

How many posters can one person submit?

One person can submit only one poster.

Is there an age restriction for applicants?


Does my poster have to be in Hindi?

No. Your submissions can be in any language. We want to explore and celebrate your understanding of Desiness.

Does my poster have to be designed in 2018?

No. Your submission could have been designed in any year.

Do I have to print and send my own physical poster?

No. You only need to submit a high resolution (7016 x 9933 pixels at 300 ppi) digital file.

Where will the exhibition be?

Online as well as in Bangalore, Mumbai and Delhi.

Who can attend the exhibition?

Our exhibition is free and open to the public.

Can I withdraw my submission?

No. Once you’ve submitted your poster the application cannot be withdrawn.

Can I change my poster entry?

No. Once you’ve submitted your poster the application cannot be modified.

What happens to the ownership of the poster and associated artwork?

All rights remain with the creator at all times.

Will 100 Desi Posters use the submissions in any way or form?

100 Desi Posters (a property of egomonk) may use the uploaded artwork in promotional material such as videos, ads, donor gifts, etc.

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