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Check out some of the Sculpture Award entries: 2024 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize

There is 2 week left to enter the Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize – don’t miss this incredible chance! Sculptors, it’s time to take your career to the next level! Showcase your skills on a global stage, connect with curators and collectors + win big with $73,000 USD in cash and other fantastic prizes up for grabs.

Would you like to:

  • Win $10,000 USD cash?
  • Exhibit in the prestigious Beautiful Bizarre Magazine exhibition at Modern Eden Gallery in San Francisco [curated by Beautiful Bizarre, art direction by Musonium Gallery], USA later this year?
  • Have your work published in the December issue Beautiful Bizarre Magazine?
  • Receive global exposure of your practice to galleries, curators and collectors?

If you would, then enter the best work from your portfolio today – there is no need to create a new work!

Beautiful Bizarre Magazine has emerged in the last decade as the world’s premier champion of representational visual arts and creatives of all kinds. The Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize is unprecedented among art competitions. To be recognized by a platform that encourages and showcases such a multitude of brilliant artists is a singular honor. The cash award and prizes help support the creation of more work. The hand-crafted glass award trophy is a treasure. But the Crown Jewel of the award is becoming part of the Beautiful Bizarre tribe. The continual promotion, support and exposure our work has received has increased our worldwide visibility and relevance. Being included in the Beautiful Bizarre exhibition challenges and inspires us to bring unique and innovative new sculptures into being while simultaneously providing a place for them to be seen by viewers. This has resulted in sales and new connections with galleries, collectors and our contemporaries. The breadth of benefits we’ve received fills us with immense gratitude.

kristine & Colin poole (2nd prize Winners of the 2023 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize, Yasha Young Projects Sculpture Award)

We’re continuing to share a selection of the entries that we have received so far on our websites and social media. So to inspire you to submit your own work, we are excited to share more of the amazing entries that we’ve received so far in the Yasha Young Projects Sculpture Award category below.

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

The Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize 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.

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‘The Spirit of the River’ by Jori (Wool Army Blanket, Machine Felted Sweaters, Beads, Recycled Jewelry, Shell Buttons, Wire, Ceramic Doll Feet, Composite Doll Face, Cloth Doll Faces, Fur, Wool, Recycled Stuffing, Feather)

Yasha Young Projects Sculpture Award

  • The Yasha Young Projects Sculpture Award 1st prize winner will receive:
  • $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.

2nd prize winner will receive:

  • $1,000 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.
  • $220 USD worth of services from Stan Winston School, including a 3 month subscription including full access to the entire course library. Plus exclusive access to the Behind-the-Scenes Documentary stream.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • A year’s worth of inspiration – a print subscription to Beautiful Bizarre Magazine.

3rd prize winner will receive:

  • $500 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.
  • $100 USD worth of services from Stan Winston School, including a 1 month subscription including full access to the entire course library. Plus exclusive access to the Behind-the-Scenes Documentary stream.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • A year’s worth of inspiration – a print subscription to Beautiful Bizarre Magazine.

Musonium Grand Prize Award Winner

The Musonium Grand Prize Award Winner 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.

2024 Award Categories

  • Musonium Grand Prize Award: $10,000 USD cash + prizes
  • RAYMAR Traditional Art Award: $6,500 USD cash + prizes
  • Photography Award: $4,500 USD cash + prizes
  • Digital Art Award: $4,500 USD cash + prizes
  • Yasha Young Projects Sculpture Award: $4,500 USD cash + prizes
  • 33PA Emerging Artist Award: $5,500 USD + prizes
  • Catherine K. Gyllerstrom People’s Choice Award Winner: $2,000 USD + prizes [public voting opens in August]

The Grand Prize Award Winner will be selected by the Jury Panel from any Award category. The People’s Choice Award will open for public voting on 23 August 2024. 

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

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

Take a peek at some of the wonderful entries we have received so far in the Photography Award category below.

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‘Self Portrait after the Hanoi Museum of Fine Arts’ by Jesse Thompson (Painted Resin)
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‘Monument Mountain Heart’ by Amanda Markel (Bronze)
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‘Black or White’ by Sagar Rampure (Mix Media, Marble Dust and Epoxy Resin)
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‘The End of a Myth’ by Oriane Meurant (Resin)
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‘Winter’s Dawn’ by Leigh Craven (Porcelain, porcelain slip with mason stains)
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‘Consolation; by Emily Lamb (Stone ware and hand-blown glass)
$73,000 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.

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