In the year 2015-2016 the theme of All India Painting Competition was "My Art My Passion" organized by Nav Shri Art & Culture Organisation in the month of April 2016. The twenty nominated participants of All India Painting Competition, were given a chance of free participation in ”art N art” annual art exhibition. “My Art My Passion” was a great success with three cash prizes and three consolation prizes.
The first prize was awarded to Mr.R.Jayanth Kumar of Thriuvankolam, Kerela for his unique paining describing the animal inside a human. The judges were driven by the nova style of the artist to bring the thought on the canvas. Winner of the All India painting competition received a cash prize of Rs. 21000/-, a trophy, certificate and a gift hamper.
The second prize was awarded to Mr.Prasanta Deb Singha from Bongaigoan, Assam for describing the pain of trees through its wonderful colours. For this marvellous creation in All India painting competition he was awarded with a cash prize of Rs.11000/-, a trophy, certificate and a gift hamper.
The third prize was given to Mr.N.P. Pandey from Firozabad, UP for his abstract sketch. Mr Pandey created a dynamic description of god in only two colours. He received a cash prize of Rs 5100/- along with a trophy, certificate and a gift hamper in All India painting competition.
The Nav Shri Art & Culture Organisation also awarded with the consolation prize to three of the participants, Mr.Girish Chandra Vidyaratna from Balrampur, UP, Ms.Sujata Vitthal Jambhale from Satara, Maharashtra and Mr.Santanu Das Gupta from Ramgarh, Jharkhand. The Painting Competition on National Level was to encourage the art and culture of our country, so all of the nominated participants were given a free entry to National Level Art Exhibition.