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iCanvas Digital Art Award 2021: Finalists Announced

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This year’s Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize judging process certainly has not been easy for our Jury Panel, with so many excellent Digital Art entries from countries all over the world. The caliber of entries has risen even higher, and we have thoroughly enjoyed the diverse range in the types of digital art created.

We received entries from artists creating digital paintings and drawings, digital 3D art, vector, digital collage and photomanipulations. The plethora of software apps used include: Adobe Creative Suite; Wacom Cintiq 24 Pro; Keyshot; Maya; Zbrush; Procreate; Redshift; Cinema 4D; Daz; Substance Designer; Marvellous Designer; Sidefx Houdini; V-ray; 3dsmax; Corona Renderer; Octane; Corel Painter; Affinity Photo; GiMP; RunwayML; Nuke; Krita; Lightroom; Blender; Microsoft Paint 3D; Daz Studio; PicsArt; Poser Pro 11; Marmoset Toolbag 3 and Pixelsquid 360.

Hardware was just as diverse including: Alienware PC; Android and Apple mobile phones; Apple iMac, Macbook Pro, iPad Pro, Apple Pencil; Wacom Cintiq; Huion Kamvas Pro; Microsoft Surface Pro; Microsoft Windows 10; Dell; HP; Samsung Chromebook; Huion Ink Tablet; Canon; Nikon; Sony; Pentax; Zeiss; Fijufilm; Black Pen.

The Digital Art Award Finalists are all exceptional examples of the diverse digital art creation methods, and provide a fascinating snapshot of the many different styles digital artists are currently working in.

Stay tuned, the RAYMAR Traditional Art Finalists will be announced tomorrow. You can take a peek at the Yasha Young Projects Sculpture Award Finalists here, and the INPRNT Photography Award Finalists here.

Prizes

From the 110 Finalists [yes we have increased the number this year – more news on this later], the Winners in each category, and overall 1st Prize Winner will participate in the prestigious Beautiful Bizarre Magazine curated exhibition at Haven Gallery alongside 70+ of the best contemporary artists from around the world. Additionally, the winners will share in over USD$45,000 in cash and prizes including: a non acquisitive cash prize, product prizes, advertising packages, editorial in Beautiful Bizarre Magazine, exclusive interviews published on the Beautiful Bizarre website, exposure to our 1M+ social media community, and much more!!

Plus in addition, each sponsor will choose one outstanding work from their Award category to receive an Honourable Mention. Stay tuned to learn more!

The People’s Choice Award winner will be selected by popular vote from the 110 Finalists, and will receive a year’s worth of social media advertising through the Beautiful Bizarre Magazine socials. This will ensure they are able to connect with the right audience of engaged creatives, collectors and gallerists, raise their profile, associate their work with other leading creatives, and of course to grow their social media following. The People’s Choice Award winner will also enjoy a 12 month Beautiful Bizarre Magazine print subscription, and an in-depth interview published on the Beautiful Bizarre Magazine and Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize websites, giving readers an insight into their vision and practice. Voting will open on 24 August. To ensure you don’t miss your chance to vote, please join our email mailing list here.

iCanvas Digital Art Award

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)
  • 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.
  • 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!

2nd and 3rd prize winners will receive:

  • 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
  • 2nd Prize: Wacom Intuos Pro Medium which offers you more natural creative control than ever before. Combined with the super-sensitive Wacom Pro Pen 2, Wacom’s sleek new tablet looks and feels amazing.
  • 3rd Prize: Wacom Intuos Medium with a light, super-accurate pen and free downloadable software to suit your style; Wacom Intuos is built to bring your wildest ideas to life.
  • Annual ArtStation Pro subscription + a US$50 gift cards. 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.
  • A year’s worth of inspiration – a print subscription to Beautiful Bizarre Magazine
  • An exclusive in-depth interview published on the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize and Beautiful Bizarre Magazine websites.
  • + most importantly, receive worldwide exposure!

So without further ado we are proud to announce the 25 iCanvas Digital Art Award Finalists of the 2021 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize…

iCanvas Digital Art Award Finalists

2021 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize

Carissa-Susilo
Carissa Susilo
Madame White Snake (Digital Painting & Drawing)
Vorja-Sanchez-Curiosity
Vorja Sanchez
Curiosity (Photomanipulation)
9385-Catrin-Welz-Stein
Catrin Welz-Stein
Morning Flight (Digital Collage)
Marcela-Medeiros
Marcela Medeiros
Owl Harpy (Digital Painting & Drawing)
Lu-Ke-Would-Not-discuss
Lu Ke
What the master would not discuss (Digital Painting & Drawing)
Samuel-Araya-enflamed-with-fire
Samuel Araya
Still the bridge is enflamed with fire (Digital Painting & Drawing)
The-Alice-Tsai
The Alice Tsai
Cycle (Digital Painting & Drawing)
Blackgoldsun-Jóga
Blackgoldsun
Jóga (Digital Painting & Drawing)
Te-Hu-Nymph
Te Hu
Nymph (Digital Painting & Drawing)
Olipoe-Niveau
Olipoe
Niveau (Digital Collage)
Joaquin-Baldwin
Joaquin Baldwin
An Inordinate Fondness for Bears (Digital Painting & Drawing)
Noctem-lg-La-Baronne
Noctem_lg
La Baronne (Digital 3 Dimensional)
7449-Ransom-Mitchell
Ransom & Mitchell
It Will Be Ours (Photomanipulation)
Clare-D-Arcy
Clare D’Arcy
Organic Symbiotic (Digital Painting & Drawing)
Miriam-Eme-Twins
Miriam Eme
Twins (Photomanipulation)
Brodie-Colbourne-Psychedelic-Dreaming
Brodie Colbourne
Psychedelic Dreaming (Vector)
Elizabeth-Wakou-The-Evirato
Elizabeth Wakou
The Evirato (Digital Painting & Drawing)
Jisu-DruGz
Jisu
DruGz (Digital Painting & Drawing)
Mark-Constantine-Inducil
Mark Constantine Inducil
Portrait of a Daemon II (Digital 3 Dimensional)
Lori-Earley-Plight-of-the-White-Raven
Lori Earley
Plight of the White Raven (Digital Painting & Drawing)
Gabriella-Barouch-Her-Bear
Gabriella Barouch
Her Bear (Digital Painting & Drawing)
Jokiargu-supplication
Jokiargu
Supplication (Digital Painting & Drawing)
Alchemyart-Attachment
Alchemyart
Attachment (Digital 3 Dimensional)
Danielle-Summers-Halo-5
Danielle Summers
Halo 5 Digital (Painting & Drawing)
Dawid-Planeta-I-am-back
Dawid Planeta
I am Back (Photomanipulation)

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About Author

Danijela Krha Purssey is an entrepreneur, and the Editor-in-Chief and Co-Founder of Australian based international contemporary art magazine, Beautiful Bizarre Magazine. She is deeply passionate and committed to her vision to help shift the paradigm in the global contemporary arts industry regarding what is defined and accepted as contemporary art.

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