150th anniversary of Periodic Table of Chemical Elements

Shortlisted paintings from National painting contest to mark 150th anniversary of periodic table of chemical elements

National Painting Competition by Khula Aasmaan & IISER Pune

National painting competition by Khula Aasmaan and IISER Pune

National painting competition by Khula Aasmaan and IISER Pune

The occasion for this unique national painting contest was the fact that 2019 happened to be the 150th anniversary since Dmitry Mendeleev discovered the Periodic System and has been proclaimed “International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements” (IYPT2019). Each prize winning artwork reflects the underlying idea of bringing art and science together. 

National Painting Contest Video

Periodic Table of Chemical Elements

The Periodic Table of Chemical Elements is one of the most significant achievements in science, capturing the essence not only of chemistry, but also of physics and biology. It is a unique tool, enabling scientists to predict the appearance and properties of matter on the Earth and in the rest of the Universe.

 National Painting Contest Themes for Children

  • Volcanos
  • Mountains
  • Rivers
  • Birds
  • Marine Life
  • Forest
  • Open (any theme of your choice)

 National Painting Competition Themes for College Students

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Environment & Climate Change
  • Artwork created using symbols from periodic table
  • Birds & Ecology
  • Geometric Art
  • Open (any theme of your choice)
 Prize winning artworks
Prize winning artwork from National painting competition. Painting by Abhisu Ray Maity, class 9, Vidya Valley School, Pune, Maharashtra

Prize winning artwork from National painting competition. Painting by Abhisu Ray Maity, class 9, Vidya Valley School, Pune, Maharashtra

Prize winning painting by Anurag Ramola, Class 9, Kendriya Vidyalaya O.N.G.C, Dehradun

Prize winning painting by Anurag Ramola, Class 9, Kendriya Vidyalaya O.N.G.C, Dehradun

Prize winning artwork inspired by periodic table. Painting by Divy Jajodia, Class 11, Sri Sathyasai Vidya Vihar, Indore, Madhya Pradesh

Prize winning artwork inspired by periodic table. Painting by Divy Jajodia, Class 11, Sri Sathyasai Vidya Vihar, Indore, Madhya Pradesh

Prize winning painting from National painting contest. Painting by Karthik H Unnithan, Class 5, The Deens Academy School, Bangalore, Karnataka

Prize winning painting from National painting contest. Painting by Karthik H Unnithan, Class 5, The Deens Academy School, Bangalore, Karnataka

Prize winning artwork by Kimaya Chhatrasal Malgaonkar, Class 3, Aakar Fine Art, Mumbai

Prize winning artwork by Kimaya Chhatrasal Malgaonkar, Class 3, Aakar Fine Art, Mumbai

Painting by Mihika Jagtap, Class 5, J B Petit High School for Girls, Mumbai, Maharashtra

Painting by Mihika Jagtap, Class 5, J B Petit High School for Girls, Mumbai, Maharashtra

Painting by Nishtha Sharma, Class 8, Amravati Vidyalaya, Panchkula

Painting by Nishtha Sharma, Class 8, Amravati Vidyalaya, Panchkula

Painting by Shruti Dinesh Kakade, Born 2006, Carmel High School, Thane

Painting by Shruti Dinesh Kakade, Born 2006, Carmel High School, Thane

Periodic table of chemical elements, painting by Siddhika Jain, Class 7, Maharaja Sawai Man Singh Vidyalaya, Jaipur, Rajasthan

Periodic table of chemical elements, painting by Siddhika Jain, Class 7, Maharaja Sawai Man Singh Vidyalaya, Jaipur, Rajasthan

Prize winning painting from national painting contest by Sornali Sanki, Class TYBMS, SIES College Of Commerce And Economics, Mumbai, Maharashtra

Prize winning painting from national painting contest by Sornali Sanki, Class TYBMS, SIES College Of Commerce And Economics, Mumbai, Maharashtra

See all prize winning and shortlisted paintings from National Painting Competition

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