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Win $10,000 USD Cash in the 2024 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize!

The 2024 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize is open for entries and this is your chance to win the Musonium Grand Prize Award of $10,000 USD cash (plus additional prizes), and have our Editor-in-Chief Danijela Krha Purssey – who curates each issue of Beautiful Bizarre Magazine – see your work.

Interested? ENTER TODAY! Danijela 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: Sculpture [all materials], Digital Art, Photography [digital or analogue] and Traditional Art [pencil, charcoal, pastels, ink, oils, acrylic, watercolour, mixed media, etc.]. Additionally, we also have the Emerging Artist award category which is open to all of the above mediums.

You can find more details on all of these categories in the FAQs and Entry Criteria pages of the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize website.

Musonium Grand Prize Award Winner will receive $10,000 USD cash!

We have a fantastic array of prizes in our biggest prize pool ever, including cash prizes, products, and services that you will adore!

2024 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize Awards

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

We just have to share more entries 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 to date. Remember: the sooner you enter, the more likely your entries will be shared on our social media and published on our websites!

Musonium Grand Prize Award Winner of the 2024 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize

The Musonium Grand Prize Award Winner of the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize 2024 will receive:

  • $8,500 USD cash, generously donated by Palladium sponsor Musonium Gallery, Florida Gulf Coast’s premier art gallery with a clear focus on exhibiting and promoting compelling artworks from exceptional contemporary artists. Musonium exists as an institution within the art world’s traditional art sectors, where innovation and new rising talent constantly influence the ever evolving art scene. 
  • $1,500 USD cash, donated by our Platinum sponsors RAYMAR33PAand Yasha Young Projects.
  • The opportunity to work with Musonium Gallery to plan and produce a solo exhibition, which will be published in a special editorial in Beautiful Bizarre Magazine
  • A bespoke box of paints and varnishes generously designed and manufactured by Dartecor, created especially for the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize 2024.
  • A 24-month license to Clip Studio Paint EX, generously donated by Celsys. Clip Studio Paint is the digital artist’s app for drawing and painting anything from character and concept art to fine art illustration, and even professional animation. All of the powerful features are available on all major platforms to explore at home or on the go.
  • 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, USA, 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.
  • 10 page in-depth interview editorial published in Beautiful Bizarre Magazine December 2024 issue.
  • Winning artwork printed in the December 2024 issue of Beautiful Bizarre Magazine, as part of the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize editorial.
  • 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 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 social media platforms).
  • A year’s worth of inspiration – a print subscription to Beautiful Bizarre Magazine.
Julio-César-delgado
Julio César Delgado: “El rapto de las Gladis”, Traditional Art (Colour pencil on canvas, 30 x 40″).

Photography Award

  • $3,000 USD cash generously donated by Platinum sponsors.
  • 20×30 Epic Print + $250 Lab Credit (worth USD$672) by Bay Photo, the trusted partner for Photographers, Artists and Creatives since 1976. The Epic Print includes optional Frame and choice of display options.
  • A special 10% discount code generously donated by MagMod, a specialist in lighting accessories for photographers.
  • 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, USA, 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.
  • 3 month social media advertising package (Beautiful Bizarre Magazine: 1 million+ followers across all social media platforms).
  • Winning artwork printed in the December 2024 issue of Beautiful Bizarre Magazine, as part of the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize editorial.
  • 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 Artist Directory for 12 months. The go-to platform for artists, curators and collectors to discover exceptional artists and explore their work.
  • A year’s worth of inspiration – a print subscription to Beautiful Bizarre Magazine.

To see what the 2nd and 3rd prize winners will receive click here!

Karolina-Skorek
Karolina Skorek: “Memories”, digital photography (Canon 5d mkIV, Photoshop, handpainted backdrop). Model: Amy Chung.
Eva-Chupikova
Eva Chupikova: “Anna”, digital (NikonD7500).
Anastasia-Shik
Anastasia Shik: “Slowing down”, digital (camera Canon r6, lens Canon 70-200.)

RAYMAR Traditional Art Award

  • $3,000 USD 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. 
  • $750 USD cash, generously donated by Catherine K. Gyllerstrom, Collector, Art Consultant, Owner & Art Director of BearWolf Books, an independent publishing house that specializes in Illustrated Fantasy, Mythology, and Stories for Young Readers.
  • $1,500 USD worth of art photography and/or Fine Art archival print reproduction from Static Medium.
  • A full grant to experience the 7-day Quarantine Event “The Art Spirit” in April 2025 (exact dates and event name TBC) in Menorca, Spain, generously donated by Quarantine Events. The grant includes 8 nights stay in a nearby hotel (breakfast included), plus the 7-day event including: a daily intensive Art Lab experience, three 40-minute private mentorships (pending development of event model), easel and other large or non-transportable materials, most beverages, and daily lunch and dinner. Travel expenses to/from Menorca, personal painting supplies, and additional hotel expenses are not included in the grant.
  • A bespoke box of paints and varnishes generously designed and manufactured by Dartecor, created especially for the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize 2024.
  • 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, USA, 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.
  • 3 month social media advertising package (Beautiful Bizarre Magazine: 1 million+ followers across all social media platforms).
  • Winning artwork published in the December 2024 issue 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 Artist Directory for 12 months. The go-to platform for artists, curators and collectors to discover exceptional artists and explore their work.
  • A year’s worth of inspiration – a print subscription to Beautiful Bizarre Magazine.

To see what the 2nd and 3rd prize winners will receive click here!

Richie-Carter
Richie Carter: “I got a love for you” (Oil on linen, 30 c 60″).
Carlos-BRO-Aleman
Carlos ‘BRO’ Aleman: “Aeternum II” (Acrylic on Canvas, 36 x 36″).

Digital Art Award

  • $3,000 USD cash generously donated by Platinum sponsors.
  • USD$375 cash, plus a US$375 gift card to use at GelaSkins.com, and the opportunity to have a collection with the brand, all generously donated by GelaSkins. GelaSkins create artist-designed premium cases and skins, supporting independent artists since 2005.
  • Artist Pro 16 (Gen 2), generously donated by XPPen. XPPen is a globally notable brand celebrating digital art innovation, providing digital drawing products, content and services to encourage artists to pursue their dreams and authentic self-expression.
  • Rebelle 7 Proplus US$60 worth of additional Paper, Canvases and Other Art Surfacesgenerously donated by Escape Motions. Rebelle is the award-winning, hyper-realistic painting software with paint pigments colour mixing, oil thickness, watercolour diffusion and NanoPixel technology, which convincingly mimics the way natural media interact with the canvas and itself.
  • A 24-month license to Clip Studio Paint EX, generously donated by Celsys. Clip Studio Paint is the digital artist’s app for drawing and painting anything from character and concept art to fine art illustration, and even professional animation. All of the powerful features are available on all major platforms to explore at home or on the go.
  • 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, USA, 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.
  • 3 month social media advertising package (Beautiful Bizarre Magazine: 1 million+ followers across all social platforms).
  • Winning artwork printed in the December 2024 issue of Beautiful Bizarre Magazine, as part of the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize editorial.
  • 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 Artist Directory for 12 months. The go-to platform for artists, curators and collectors to discover exceptional artists and explore their work.
  • A year’s worth of inspiration – a print subscription to Beautiful Bizarre Magazine.

To see what the 2nd and 3rd prize winners will receive click here!

Chris-Lawton
Chris Lawton: “My Friend Fatso” (Rebelle 7 Pro / Wacom Cintiq Pro 22 / Windows 11 64-bit / 64gb RAM / 4083MB Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 Workstation)
Jelly-Media-Studios
Jelly Media Studios: “Golden Tears”, Photomanipulation (Nikon D850 Sigma Art 50mm 2 x Beauty Dish)
Mahnoor-Hussain
Mahnoor Hussain: “Bloom”, Digital Painting & Drawing (iPad/sketchpad).

Yasha Young Projects Sculpture Award

  • $3,000 USD 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.
  • $400 USD worth of services from Stan Winston School, including an all-access 1 year subscription which includes unlimited access to their Course Library by The Masters of FX, with new courses added every month. Plus exclusive access to the Behind-the-Scenes Documentary stream.
  • $250 USD worth of supplies of your choice from Sculpey, making polymer oven-bake clays for over 50 years.
  • 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, USA, 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.
  • 3 month social media advertising package (Beautiful Bizarre Magazine: 1 million+ followers across all social media platforms).
  • Winning artwork printed in the December 2024 issue of Beautiful Bizarre Magazine, as part of the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize editorial.
  • 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 Artist Directory for 12 months. The go-to platform for artists, curators and collectors to discover exceptional artists and explore their work.
  • A year’s worth of inspiration – a print subscription to Beautiful Bizarre Magazine.

To see what the 2nd and 3rd prize winners will receive click here!

Olga-Vyshnyvetska
Olga Vyshnyvetska: “Tar-Anatu”, Polymer clay, air-dry clay, acrylics, threads, beads, (38 x 27 x 33cm)

Daniel-Castro-Gamelas
Daniel Castro Gamelas: “Capra Pyrenaica Victoriae”, Patinated Resin (65 x 45 x 44cm)

Clara-Schmitt
Clara Schmitt: “Penelope”, teracotta (28 x 20 x 26″)

33PA Emerging Artist Award

  • $3,000 USD cash, generously donated by 33PA, a diversified contemporary realism gallery, art community and publication.
  • Deco Pro (Gen2) LW generously donated by XPPen. XPPen is a globally notable brand celebrating digital art innovation, providing digital drawing products, content and services to encourage artists to pursue their dreams and authentic self-expression.
  • 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, USA, 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.
  • 12 month social media advertising package (Beautiful Bizarre Magazine: 1 million+ followers across all social media platforms).
  • Winning artwork printed in the December 2024 issue of Beautiful Bizarre Magazine, as part of the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize editorial.
  • Exclusive in-depth interview published on the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize and Beautiful Bizarre Magazine websites + shared on social media.
  • Profile listing [including artwork gallery] on the Beautiful Bizarre Artist Directory for 12 months. The go-to platform for artists, curators and collectors to discover exceptional artists and explore their work.
  • A year’s worth of inspiration – a print subscription to Beautiful Bizarre Magazine.

To see what the 2nd and 3rd prize winners will receive click here!

Isabella-Wu
Isabella Wu: “We”, traditional art (Watercolour paper, watercolour brush pens, pencil).

Kalin-Marshall
Kalin Marshall: “It Hurts When I Swallow”, sculpture (Broken mirror shards, vintage teacup and saucer, clay).

Catherine K. Gyllerstrom People’s Choice Award

  • $2,000 USD cash, generously donated by Catherine K. Gyllerstrom, Collector, Art Consultant, Owner & Art Director of BearWolf Books, an independent publishing house that specializes in Illustrated Fantasy, Mythology, and Stories for Young Readers.
  • Deco Pro (Gen2) MW, generously donated by XPPen. XPPen is a globally notable brand celebrating digital art innovation, providing digital drawing products, content and services to encourage artists to pursue their dreams and authentic self-expression.
  • A 12-month license to Clip Studio Paint PRO, generously donated by Celsys. Clip Studio Paint is the digital artist’s app for drawing and painting anything from character and concept art to fine art illustration, and even professional animation. All of the powerful features are available on all major platforms to explore at home or on the go.
  • 12 month social media advertising package (Beautiful Bizarre Magazine: 1 million+ followers across all social media platforms).
  • 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 Artist Directory for 12 months. The go-to platform for artists, curators and collectors to discover exceptional artists and explore their work.
  • A year’s worth of inspiration – a print subscription to Beautiful Bizarre Magazine.
  • Plus most importantly, receive worldwide exposure for their practice.

$65,000 USD IN CASH & PRIZES TO BE WON

Submit your work today!

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

Entries Close: Midnight 17 July 2024 [Los Angeles, USA time]

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About Author

Based in the UK, Natalia Joruk enjoys a life surrounded by art, nature, and curious trinkets. As Deputy Editor, she's worked closely with the Editor-in-Chief for over a decade, supporting with the design and growth of Beautiful Bizarre and the maintenance of the annual Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize. Natalia also oversees sponsor partnerships for the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize, and distribution of the magazine, so drop her an email if you know someone who would like to sponsor or stock! She also writes for both the Beautiful Bizarre Magazine website and print publication. One of her favourite perks is getting to know artists, gallery owners and their teams personally, so feel free to email her if there is anything she can help you with – or just to connect.

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