Entry Criteria

When I saw the contest, I couldn’t let the opportunity slip away. The art prize is wonderful. Who doesn’t want to be shown in a great gallery? – Pasha Setrova, 2018 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize Finalist.

The Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize celebrates diversity and excellence in the representational visual arts, in all static mediums including Traditional Art media, Digital Art media, and Photographic media; and all genres from realism and hyper-realism, to pop surrealism and lowbrow.

Entry Criteria

  • All forms, mediums and genres of static visual ‘Representational Art’ are accepted. What is ‘Representational Art’? Read our FAQ’s for more details.
    • Including: Traditional art (including painting, drawing, sculpture, fibre art, collage, art dolls etc.), Digital art, and Photography.
  • Maximum of 10 entries per artist.
  • Works previously exhibited and published elsewhere are accepted.
  • Enter the Beautiful Bizarre Magazine Art Prize by completing the Entry Form appropriate to your medium (Traditional Art, Digital Art, Sculpture, Photography).
    • Submit a digital image of your best original work from your existing portfolio (there is no need to create a new/original work to enter unless you wish to). This is the work you will be judged on, so please ensure the file is large, clear and represents your work in the best possible light.
    • File size: no larger than 3 mb. File name: Artist Name_Artwork Title.
    • Complete all relevant information on the Entry Form regarding yourself and the artwork entered.
  • Entry Fee: US$40 [Payments via Paypal, and credit card through Paypal].
  • Winners will be required to agree to the terms of the Haven Gallery consignment contract to participate in the exhibition in December 2019.
  • Winners will be required to produce a new original work in-keeping with the theme ‘Ritual’, to be completed and delivered to Haven Gallery by 1 December 2019.
  • Artists participating in the Beautiful Bizarre exhibition ‘Ritual’ at Haven Gallery are not eligible to enter.
  • Staff of Beautiful Bizarre Magazine are not eligible to enter.
  • Haven Gallery and its Directors, along with the Jury Panel receive no financial incentive, they give their time freely in support of the Prize and the artists entering.
  • Entries close: midnight 31 July, 2019 [Los Angeles, USA time]

Click here to Enter the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize.

For more information please read our Frequently Asked Questions. Alternatively if you have any questions about the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize, please don’t hesitate to contact us at artprize@beautifulbizarre.net.

Featured digital painting above by Digital Art Award Category Judge, Tom Bagshaw.