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Win US$10,000 Cash in This Year’s Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize

The 2021 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize is now open for entries!

Would you like the chance to win the Grand Prize of US$10,000, and have our Editor-in-Chief Danijela Krha Purssey – who curates each issue of Beautiful Bizarre Magazine – see your work? If so, ENTER TODAY! Danijela is personally going through each entry herself.

Remember there are four Award categories, so if you work in any style 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, and Photography [digital or analogue]. You can find more details on the FAQ‘s and Entry Criteria pages of the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize website.

US$45,000 in cash & prizes to be won – with a Grand Prize of US$10,000 to the overall winner!

We have lots of amazing prizes this year, including cash prizes, products and services that you are going to love! The overall Grand Prize winner will receive US$10,000 cash and each Award winner will receive US$3,000 cash, and other awesome prizes. The see the full prize list for each Award Category including 1st, 2nd and 3rd Prize winners click here.

2021 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize Award Categories

We are thoroughly enjoying all of the entries received so far, and just had to share more with you! 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 2021 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize

The Overall Winner of the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize 2021 will receive:

RAYMAR Traditional Art Award

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

  • $3,000 cash, generously donated by sponsor 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. 
  • Receive a beautiful, specially commissioned glass art award trophy
  • The opportunity to exhibit in the prestigious Beautiful Bizarre Magazine exhibition at Haven Gallery [Long Island, New York] alongside 70+ of the world’s best contemporary representational artists
  • Exposure to a successful commercial gallery’s collector base with the opportunity to sell their work
  • US$500 worth of Gift Certificates from Trekell Art Supplies, makers of some of the finest art supplies for artists of all levels.
  • 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!
Cannibal Malabar orange portrait painting
Acrylic painting by Cannibal Malabar
Melf graphite maze drawing
Micron pen drawing by Melf
Chie Yoshii woman in boat water
Oil painting by Chie Yoshii

INPRNT Photography Award

The INPRNT Photography Award 1st prize winner will receive:

  • US$3,000 cash, generously donated by sponsor INPRNT, printers of high quality art prints. INPRNT is run by artists, for artists.
  • Receive a beautiful, specially commissioned glass art award trophy
  • The opportunity to exhibit in the prestigious Beautiful Bizarre Magazine exhibition at Haven Gallery [Long Island, New York] alongside 70+ of the world’s best contemporary representational artists
  • Exposure to a successful commercial gallery’s collector base with the opportunity to sell their work
  • US$1,500 worth of art photography and/or Fine Art archival print reproduction from Static Medium
  • 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!
Mead Aisle dusk photography
Digital photograph by Isaiah Beiser a.k.a. Mead Aisle
Deidra Leigh Kling topless female
Digital Photograph by Deidra Leigh Kling
Robin Yong clowns photography
Digital photograph by Robin Yong

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.
  • Receive a beautiful, specially commissioned glass art Award trophy
  • The opportunity to exhibit in the prestigious Beautiful Bizarre Magazine exhibition at Haven Gallery [Long Island, New York] alongside 70+ of the world’s best contemporary representational artists
  • Exposure to a successful commercial gallery’s collector base with the opportunity to sell their work
  • An annual ArtStation Pro subscription + a US$100 gift card. 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.
  • 3 month social media advertising package (Beautiful Bizarre Magazine: 1 million+ followers across all socials platforms)
  • 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.
  • 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!
Floating nude woman above water
Photomanipulation by Nihil & Linnea Syversen
Janalee Robinson flowers
Digital painting by Janalee Robison
Joaquin Baldwin box of bears
Digital painting by Joaquin Baldwin

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.
  • Receive a beautiful, specially commissioned glass art Award trophy
  • The opportunity to exhibit in the prestigious Beautiful Bizarre Magazine exhibition at Haven Gallery [Long Island, New York] alongside 70+ of the world’s best contemporary representational artists
  • Exposure to a successful commercial gallery’s collector base with the opportunity to sell their work
  • US$250 worth of supplies of your choice from Sculpey, making polymer oven-bake clays for over 50 years
  • 1 year unlimited subscription to the Stan Winston School, includes unlimited access to our Course library by The Masters of FX, with new courses added every month. Also includes exclusive access to the Stan Winston Studio Behind-the-Scenes Documentary stream.
  • 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!
 Molly Harrington arrow shot sculpture
Sculpture by Molly Harrington [Cast Iron, Epoxy, Steel, Fabric, Newspaper, Masking Tape]
Costa magarakis strange pink shoe sculpture
Sculpture by Costa Magarakis [Fiberglass, wood, metal, plastic]
Tiffanie Turner mixed media pink rose sculpture
Sculpture by Tiffanie Turner [Paper mâché, wood rods, stain, and Italian crepe paper]

Entries close: Midnight 17 July 2021 [Sydney Australia Time]

Entry fee is US$40 to cover administrative costs. Enter the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize today!

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