We are proud to announce the 2020 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize Jury Panel comprising influential figures in the art world, including corporate arts champions Joshua Zika, Founder of INPRNT, Ofer Alon, Founder of Pixologic, and Aaron Baker, Licensing Manager of iCanvas; individual arts philanthropist, Yasha Young, Founder of Yasha Young Projects, Co-Founders of Beautiful Bizarre Magazine Danijela Krha Purssey & Richard Purssey; Gallery Directors Kim Larson & Bradley Platz of Modern Eden Gallery, Rachel Parsons, Gallery Director of public museum gallery, New England Regional Art Museum, and four high profile contemporary artists Hannah Yata [Traditional Art Category Judge], Rafael Grassetti [Digital Art Category Judge], Kate MacDowell [Sculpture Category Judge], Ellen Rogers [Photography Category Judge].
Read more about each of our esteemed Jurors on the Jury Panel page.
Grand Prize Winner receives US$10,000 + prizes!
The 2020 Jury Panel together provides a broad and in-depth expertise across all Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize Award Categories.
2020 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize Award Categories
- 1st Prize [Overall Winner]
- INPRNT Traditional Art Award
- Yasha Young Projects Sculpture Award
- ZBrush Digital Art Award
- iCanvas Photography Award
- People’s Choice Award
What is the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize?
The Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize is an annual international art prize that 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 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 financial support of their practice and increased exposure of their work to galleries, collectors and media globally.
Over US$35,000 in cash & prizes to be won!
The Beautiful Bizarre Magazine Art Prize is a non-acquisitive art prize which provides an amazing opportunity for traditional and digital 2D + 3D artists and photographers to:
- Participate in the prestigious annual Beautiful Bizarre Magazine exhibition alongside 80+ of the world’s best contemporary artists
- Receive exposure to a commercial gallery’s collector base
- Enjoy the opportunity to sell work through a successful commercial gallery in the USA
- Share in over US$35,000 in cash and product prizes
- Feature in Beautiful Bizarre Magazine print and web editorial
- Enjoy 3 – 12 month Social Media advertising packages
- + most importantly, receive worldwide exposure!
Thank you to the artists who have already entered! We will begin sharing some of the great entries received in 2020, along with some noteworthy entries from the 2019 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize with our 980,000+ social media followers across all our socials platforms shortly. Stay tuned.
Lastly, the March issue of Beautiful Bizarre Magazine hits the stands in 2 weeks – pick up a copy to read all about the Winner of the 2019 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize, Annie Murphy-Robinson and the 2019 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize, Sculpture Award 1st Prize winner Akishi Ueda and their practice, along with 40 other incredible and inspiring creatives from across the globe.
Entries Open: 1 February 2020
Entries Close: Midnight 17 July 2020 [Sydney Australia Time]
The Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize is administered by Beautiful Bizarre Magazine.