The Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize, now in its 6th year, is an annual non-acquisitive international art prize that celebrates diversity and excellence in the representational visual arts. It includes all static mediums including Traditional Art media, Digital Art media, and Photographic media; and all styles from realism and hyperrealism, to pop surrealism and lowbrow. The Prize seeks to inspire creatives from around the world to pursue a life and career in the arts, and to help careers grow through funding and increased exposure of their work to galleries, collectors and media globally.

$50,000 USD in cash & prizes to be won!
Deadline: July 17, 2023


Would you like our Editor-in-Chief – Danijela Krha Purssey, who curates each issue of Beautiful Bizarre Magazine, and our exhibitions to see your work? If so enter today, she is personally going through each entry herself!

Remember: there are now five 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 [Digital painting, drawing, photomanipulation/collage, digital 3D. Note: AI Art not accepted], Photography [digital or analogue]. Additionally, we have also created the new Emerging Artist Award category. You can find more details on the FAQs and Entry Criteria pages of the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize website.

They have a huge selection of prizes this year, including cash prizes, products and services that you will love! The overall Grand Prize winner will receive $10,000 cash and each 1st prize Award winner will receive cash and other awesome prizes.

  • RAYMAR Traditional Art Award – receives US$4,500 cash & prizes
  • INPRNT Photography Award – receives US$3,000 cash & prizes
  • iCanvas Digital Art Award – receives US$3,000 cash & prizes
  • Yasha Young Projects Sculpture Award – receives $3,000 cash & prizes
  • Beautiful Bizarre Magazine Founder’s Emerging Artist Award – receives US$1,000 cash & prizes
  • People’s Choice Award – receives prizes

Grand Prize Winner of the 2023 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize

The Overall Winner of the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize 2023 will receive:

  • $10,000 USD cash prize! Generously donated by sponsors RAYMAR, INPRNT, iCanvas, and Yasha Young Projects.
  • Receive a beautiful, specially commissioned glass art award trophy.
  • The opportunity to exhibit in the prestigious Beautiful Bizarre Magazine exhibition at Haven Gallery, in New York, 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.
  • 10 page in-depth interview editorial published in Beautiful Bizarre Magazine December 2023 issue.
  • Winning artwork also published in the Bizarre Art Prize editorial in the December 2023 of Beautiful Bizarre Magazine.
  • Exclusive in-depth interview published on the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize and Beautiful Bizarre Magazine websites + shared across Beautiful Bizarre Magazine social media.
  • Profile listing [including artwork gallery] on the Beautiful Bizarre Magazine Artist Directory for 12 months. The go-to platform for artists, curators and collectors to discover exceptional artists and explore their work.
  • 12 month social media advertising package (Beautiful Bizarre Magazine: 1 million+ followers across all socials platforms).
  • A coupon to enjoy Linktree PRO for free for 12 months.
  • A year’s worth of inspiration – a print subscription to Beautiful Bizarre Magazine.
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