Annie Murphy-Robinson's winning entry, "Emily and the Ram (conjuring)" Sanded charcoal on paper, 65 x 42″


2021 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize Deadlines & Timeline

Please note: The timeline has been moved back one week from the original dates because the @beautifulbizarremagazine Instagram has been hacked and removed. We are working with Instagram and Facebook to try and have the account reinstated. The below dates are the updated dates.

  • 1 February 2021: Entries open
  • 31 July 2021 [midnight Los Angeles, USA time]: Entries close
  • 10 – 12 August 2021: Judging
  • 17 August onward: Shortlist of 100 Finalists [25 per Award category] announced
  • 31 August [AEDT, Australian Eastern Daylight Time]: People’s Choice voting opens
  • 6 September [AEDT, Australian Eastern Daylight Time]: People’s Choice voting closes
  • 2nd week of September: Winners announced
    • 7 Sept: Yasha Young Projects Sculpture Award Winners announced
    • 8 Sept: INPRNT Photography Award Winners announced
    • 9 Sept: iCanvas Digital Art Award Winners announced
    • 10 Sept: RAYMAR Traditional Art Award Winners announced
    • 11 Sept: Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize 1st Prize Winner, Honourable Mentions & People’s Choice Winner announced
  • 23 October – 28 November 2021: Beautiful Bizarre curated exhibition ‘Animalia’ at Haven Gallery, Long Island, New York, United States. (Note: Prize winners are expected to exhibit a work in the ‘Animalia’ exhibition in October 2021. Winners may exhibit their prize winning entry if it was created within 12 months of the entry date and not hung in any other exhibition or prize previously. Work already exhibited or hung in a Prize will not be accepted to the ‘Animalia’ exhibition. If the prize-winning work is not eligible to be exhibited in the exhibition, or if the artist chooses, they may create a new work for the exhibition that responds to the ‘Animalia’ theme.

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Artwork by: 2019 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize Winner, Annie Murphy-Robinson