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Show us what you’ve got! Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize 2022

2022 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize entries are open and we are excitedly going through all the fabulous entries we have received so far! Would you like our Editor-in-Chief, Danijela Krha Purssey, who curates each issue of Beautiful Bizarre Magazine, to see your work? If so, enter the best work from your existing portfolio today; she is personally going through each entry herself!

Remember: there are four award categories. If you work in any style of the representational visual arts and any of these mediums you can enter: Traditional Art [pencil, charcoal, pastels, ink, oils, acrylic, watercolour, mixed media, etc], Sculpture [all materials], Digital Art, Photography [digital or analogue]. You can find more details on the FAQs and Entry Criteria pages of the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize website.

US$57,000 in cash & prizes to be won!

We have EVEN MORE amazing prizes this year, including cash prizes, products and services that you will love! The overall Grand Prize winner will receive US$13,500 cash and each 1st prize Award winner will receive cash and other awesome prizes.

  • RAYMAR Traditional Art Award – receives US$6,000 cash & prizes
  • INPRNT Photography Award – receives US$4,500 cash & prizes
  • iCanvas Digital Art Award – receives US$4,500 cash & prizes
  • Yasha Young Projects Sculpture Award – receives $3,000 cash & prizes
  • ArtStation People’s Choice Award – receives US$2,000 cash & prizes

To see the full prize list for each Award Category including 1st, 2nd and 3rd Prize winners click here.

Scroll down to take a peek at what the 1st Prize Winner in each Award category will win, and some of the great entries we have received so far.

Grand Prize Winner of the 2022 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize

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

Tex-Buss
Tex Buss: Delivery. Oil on board.

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!
Olga-Suvorova
Olga Suvorova: The Tamer. Oil on canvas.
Alejandro-Pasquale
Alejandro Pasquale: Puente. Oil on canvas.

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!
Studio-Clavicule-Pics
Studio Clavicule Pics: The Black Ghosts. Digital photograph, sony 7rIV and Sony 24-70mm.
Kaat-Stieber
Kaat Stieber: Lady Ibis. Digital photograph, Canon 5d mark4 – 50mm sigma art lens – studio lighting.

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!

James-Bousema
James Bousema: Planted. Digital Painting & Drawing, Photoshop.
Kerstin-Jedwill
Kerstin Jedwill: I’m Beautiful. Digital Collage, Photoshop, Mac book pro, Wacom cyntiqe.Original Painting, Alexandre Jean Dubois Drahonet 1831.

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!
Cristina-Jobs-2022
Cristina Jobs: Baby Avatar. Addition silicone, glass eyes, natural hair.
Deanna-Shaver
Deanna Shaver: I need a forest fire. Coco Liner, wood, resin dyes, glue, static grass, dirt, acrylic paint, Apoxie clay.

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

Entries Open: 1 February 2022

Entries Close: Midnight 17 July 2022 [Los Angeles, USA time]

The 2022 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize
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