BATIQArt Competition

With the theme of “Bangga Dadi Arek Suroboyo” (Bangga jadi orang Surabaya/Proud to be Surabaya People), Students of all ages, backgrounds and experience levels are invited to enter the open competition of the city’s most prestigious art competition!

Our professional judges are looking to award the best of the best talents from university students in Indonesia, especially Surabaya with expertise in Design, Arts, Architecture, Painting, Mural, Photography major or many others.

In addition to the main prizes, winning and shortlisted contestants’ artworks will be installed in the hotel area, and posted in the exclusive exhibition at the grand opening event of our 7th BATIQA Hotel, BATIQA Hotel Darmo – Surabaya in March 2018. Showcase your talent by entering this exciting competition and win the prizes!


  1. Painting Category
    Sketch Specifications: - Picture size approximately at 100 x 70 cm
  2. Mural Painting Category
    Sketch Specifications: - Mural painting size approximately at 3 x 3 m
    Submit your painting or mural artworks by uploading the sketch-only in online registration form that is available on this website (below).
  3. Photography Category
    Submit soft copy of photo in online registration form that is available on this website (below) with specifications as follows:
    Photo Specifications: - minimum 300 dpi, raw or high resolution image, size: 100x70cm or 60x80cm (choose one from this size)


  • All participants only need to submit the sketch/concept/soft copy of photo to BATIQA Hotel Team at the latest 2 months before the hotel opening date (by 28 February 2018) via Online Registration Form below or by email to (file size must not exceed 10MB and in jpeg/jpg/png/pdf file format)
  • Artworks’ placement will be informed by PT BATIQA Hotel Manajemen.
  • Artworks are specially made for BATIQA Hotel Darmo - Surabaya (submitted artworks will be owned by PT BATIQA Hotel Manajemen and won’t be returned).
  • All participants have to agree with terms and conditions that provided in registration form by PT BATIQA Hotel Manajemen regarding the artworks ownership and legality issues.
  • All participants should follow @batiqahotels social media (Facebook , Twitter and Instagram)
  • Employee and family of PT BATIQA Hotel Manajemen should not join this competition.
  • Participants are limited to university students only
  • All images submitted must be the work of the individual submitting and must not have been published elsewhere or have won a prize in any other art or photography competition.
  • Artworks must comply with social norms and must not contain any obscene, vulgar, pornographic, hateful, racist, and discriminatory or violate any local or international laws.
  • Artworks / Photos must not have watermarks or any distinguishing marks or names on them
  • Artworks submitted must not contain names, brands, products, social activities, or other characteristics other than BATIQA Hotels.
  • For Photography Category: Cropping, rotating, dodging, burning, sharpening, color correction and exposure editing are acceptable. All other editing including collages and montages photos are not permitted.
  • For Photographhy Category: Photo submitted must be in digital files
  • The winners will be notified within 1 month before hotel opening.
  • Selected winners need to submit reference letter from University
  • Participants may join more than one category.
  • PT BATIQA Hotel Manajemen will provide the painting and mural painting’s tools and materials in the live competition for the selected contestants with the chosen sketch. Schedule of the live competition will be announced later via and social media account @batiqahotels.
  • PT BATIQA Hotel Manajemen reserves the right to cancel or amend the contest or the terms without prior notice
  • The judges' decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into by the judges in relation to that decision