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About

Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize

The Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize, now in its 6th year, is an annual non-acquisitive international art prize that celebrates diversity and excellence in the representational visual arts. It includes all static mediums including Traditional Art media, Digital Art media, and Photographic media; and all styles from realism and hyperrealism, to pop surrealism and lowbrow. The Prize seeks to inspire creatives from around the world to pursue a life and career in the arts, and to help careers grow through funding and increased exposure of their work to galleries, collectors and media globally.

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Giving the practices of representational artists validation and visibility, particularly in the commercial gallery and museum sector where it is still hard to get representation, is what the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize aims to achieve.

Danijela Krha Purssey, Beautiful Bizarre Magazine Co-Founder, and Editor-in-Chief

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Why Enter?

Wonder why it’s important to enter the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize, and how it will benefit your career?

For a full a list of prizes, including cash, products, advertising and services that will help your practice grow, please visit the Prizes page.

2023 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize Award Categories

In 2023 we have added a new Award to provide emerging artists the visibility and acknowledgement that their practices deserve. You can now enter in one of five Award categories: Traditional Art Award, Digital Art Award, Photography Award, Sculpture Award and Emerging Artist Award. Artists working across mediums are welcome to enter more than one award category.

Click the below Award headings to see the full list of prizes, and to find out more about each Award.

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RAYMAR Traditional Art Award

Two dimensional traditional medium

Yasha Young Projects Sculpture Award

Three dimensional traditional medium

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INPRNT Photography Award

Digital and analogue photographic medium

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US$50,000 in cash & prizes to be won

2023 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize

Entry fee is US$40 to cover administrative costs. If you have any questions about the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize, please don’t hesitate to contact us at artprize@beautifulbizarre.net.

The Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize is administered by Australian based, international contemporary art magazine, Beautiful Bizarre Magazine.

Entries Open: 1 February 2023

Entries Close: Midnight 17 July 2023 [Los Angeles, USA time]