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Prizes 2022

Daniel Bilmes painting - Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize

Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize 2022

Global exposure + over US$57,000 in cash
& prizes to be won!

The international Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize recognises the most skilled, creative and unique contemporary artists within their category, as well as one extraordinary overall Grand Prize Winner.

From the entries received, the 110 short-listed finalists [25 per Award category: Digital Art, Photography, Sculpture; 35 for the Traditional Art Award category] will receive extensive international promotion through Beautiful Bizarre Magazine’s email marketing, social media marketing [over 1 million followers] and website, plus enjoying additional exposure through our partners, friends and supporters.

From the finalists, 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize Winners in each award category and the Grand Prize Winner of the 2022 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize will be selected by the Jury Panel and announced in early September 2022. The Winners in each award category, and the Grand Prize Winner of the 2022 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize, will be invited to participate in the prestigious Beautiful Bizarre Magazine curated exhibition ‘Halcyon Days’ at Modern Eden Gallery, in San Francisco, CA, United States in November 2022, alongside an incredible line up of over 80 of the world’s best contemporary artists from around the world.

This is the perfect opportunity for artists to get their work in front of both the Editor-in-Chief of Beautiful Bizarre Magazine and the Directors of Modern Eden Gallery, plus connect with the 80+ artists participating in the Beautiful Bizarre Magazine curated exhibition in November this year.

2022 Prize Pool

Grand Prize Winner of the 2022 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize

The Grand Prize Winner of the 2022 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize will receive:

RAYMAR Traditional Art Award

The RAYMAR Traditional Art Award, 1st prize winner will receive:

  • $3,000 cash, generously donated by RAYMAR, creators of the finest panels! Panels are their passion. They craft their panels with the world’s finest materials to serve as the foundation for your artwork. 
  • $1,500 cash, generously donated by SmArt School, providing superior online art mentorships since 2011, where you learn from professional artists. 
  • $1,500 cash, generously donated by Rosemary Brushes, the finest quality handmade Artists’ Brushes.
  • A coupon to enjoy Linktree PRO for free for 12 months.
  • Receive a beautiful, specially commissioned glass art award trophy.
  • The opportunity to exhibit in the prestigious Beautiful Bizarre Magazine exhibition at Modern Eden Gallery, in San Francisco, CA USA, alongside 80+ of the world’s best contemporary representational artists.
  • Exposure to a successful commercial gallery’s collector base with the opportunity to sell their work.
  • 3 month social media advertising package (Beautiful Bizarre Magazine: 1 million+ followers across all social platforms).
  • Exclusive in-depth interview published on the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize and Beautiful Bizarre Magazine websites + shared on social media.
  • A year’s worth of inspiration – a print subscription to Beautiful Bizarre Magazine.
  • + most importantly, receive worldwide exposure!

2nd and 3rd prize winners will receive:

INPRNT Photography Award

The INPRNT Photography Award 1st prize winner will receive:

  • US$3,000 cash, generously donated by INPRNT, printers of high quality art prints. INPRNT is run by artists, for artists.
  • US$1,500 cash, generously donated by PoetsArtists, a diversified contemporary realism art community and publication.
  • US$1,500 worth of art photography and/or Fine Art archival print reproduction from Static Medium.
  • Receive a beautiful, specially commissioned glass art award trophy.
  • A coupon to enjoy Linktree PRO for free for 12 months.
  • The opportunity to exhibit in the prestigious Beautiful Bizarre Magazine exhibition at Modern Eden Gallery, in San Francisco, CA USA, alongside 80+ of the world’s best contemporary representational artists.
  • Exposure to a successful commercial gallery’s collector base with the opportunity to sell their work.
  • 3 month social media advertising package (Beautiful Bizarre Magazine: 1 million+ followers across all socials platforms)
  • Exclusive in-depth interview published on the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize and Beautiful Bizarre Magazine websites + shared on social media.
  • A year’s worth of inspiration – a print subscription to Beautiful Bizarre Magazine.
  • + most importantly, receive worldwide exposure!

2nd and 3rd prize winners will receive:

iCanvas Digital Art Award

The iCanvas Digital Art Award 1st prize winner will receive:

  • US$3,000 cash, generously donated by sponsor iCanvas, printers of high quality canvas art prints, priced for every lover of art.
  • US$1,500 cash, generously donated by digitalprintmaker, prints and services for photographers & artists by Master Printmaker with over 20 years experience.
  • A Wacom One, Creative Pen Display.  It comes with all the essentials to spice up your digital life. There’s the natural pen feel on the 13.3” screen, the included creative software – even the ability to connect to certain Android devices.
  • Receive a beautiful, specially commissioned glass art Award trophy.
  • A coupon to enjoy Linktree PRO for free for 12 months.
  • The opportunity to exhibit in the prestigious Beautiful Bizarre Magazine exhibition at Modern Eden Gallery, in San Francisco, CA USA, alongside 80+ of the world’s best contemporary representational artists.
  • Exposure to a successful commercial gallery’s collector base with the opportunity to sell their work.
  • 3 month social media advertising package (Beautiful Bizarre Magazine: 1 million+ followers across all socials platforms).
  • Exclusive in-depth interview published on the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize and Beautiful Bizarre Magazine websites + shared on social media.
  • A year’s worth of inspiration – a print subscription to Beautiful Bizarre Magazine.
  • + most importantly, receive worldwide exposure!

2nd and 3rd prize winners will receive:

  • A coupon to enjoy Linktree PRO for free for 12 months.
  • The opportunity to exhibit in the prestigious Beautiful Bizarre Magazine exhibition at Modern Eden Gallery, in San Francisco, CA USA, alongside 80+ of the world’s best contemporary representational artists.
  • Exposure to a successful commercial gallery’s collector base with the opportunity to sell their work.
  • 2nd Prize: Wacom Intuos Pro Medium which offers you more natural creative control than ever before. Combined with the super-sensitive Wacom Pro Pen 2, Wacom’s sleek new tablet looks and feels amazing.
  • 3rd Prize: Wacom Intuos, with a light, super-accurate pen and free downloadable software to suit your style; Wacom Intuos is built to bring your wildest ideas to life.
  • An exclusive in-depth interview published on the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize and Beautiful Bizarre Magazine websites.
  • A year’s worth of inspiration – a print subscription to Beautiful Bizarre Magazine.
  • + most importantly, receive worldwide exposure!

Yasha Young Projects Sculpture Award

The Yasha Young Projects Sculpture Award 1st prize winner will receive:

  • US$3,000 cash, generously donated by Yasha Young Projects, arts philanthropist and Executive Curatorial Director for the FOR_M, a new institution currently being developed in New York city.
  • US$250 worth of supplies of your choice from Sculpey, making polymer oven-bake clays for over 50 years.
  • A coupon to enjoy Linktree PRO for free for 12 months.
  • Receive a beautiful, specially commissioned glass art Award trophy.
  • The opportunity to exhibit in the prestigious Beautiful Bizarre Magazine exhibition at Modern Eden Gallery, in San Francisco, CA USA, alongside 80+ of the world’s best contemporary representational artists.
  • Exposure to a successful commercial gallery’s collector base with the opportunity to sell their work.
  • 3 month social media advertising package (Beautiful Bizarre Magazine: 1 million+ followers across all socials platforms).
  • Exclusive in-depth interview published on the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize and Beautiful Bizarre Magazine websites + shared on social media.
  • A year’s worth of inspiration – a print subscription to Beautiful Bizarre Magazine.
  • + most importantly, receive worldwide exposure!

2nd and 3rd prize winners will receive:

ArtStation People’s Choice Award

Let your voice be heard! The ArtStation People’s Choice Award winner will receive a year’s worth of social media advertising through the Beautiful Bizarre Magazine socials to ensure they are able to connect with the right audience of engaged creatives, collectors and gallerists, raise their profile, associate their work with other leading creatives, and of course to grow their social media following.

Public voting for the 2022 ArtStation People’s Choice Award will open on 26 August 2022.

The ArtStation People’s Choice Award winner will receive:

  • US$2,000 cash, generously donated by ArtStation. ArtStation provides you with a simple, yet powerful way to show your portfolio and be seen by the right people in the industry. Host your website, sell your products and learn.
  • 12 month social media advertising package (Beautiful Bizarre Magazine: 1 million+ followers across all socials platforms)
  • Exclusive in-depth interview published on the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize and Beautiful Bizarre Magazine websites + shared on social media
  • A year’s worth of inspiration – a print subscription to Beautiful Bizarre Magazine.
  • + most importantly, receive worldwide exposure!!

The 2022 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize
is proudly sponsored by

GOLD SPONSORS

   Raymar Logo w mark_Black_Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize       Yasha Young Projects - logo - Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize       

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SILVER SPONSORS

   SmArt School - black text logo - Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize
    ROSEMARY BRUSHES

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SUPPORTING SPONSORS

  Wacom - logo - Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize   Sculpey - logo - Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize

Artwork by: Daniel Bilmes, Winner of the 2018 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize