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Aesthetica Art Prize

The Aesthetica Art Prize is now open for entries and closes 31 August 2015. It is an annual award, now in its eighth year, given by the international art and culture publication Aesthetica Magazine. Distinguished by its dynamic content, merging compelling critical debate and stunning images, Aesthetica engages with all aspects of visual art and culture with a readership of over 180,000 worldwide.

The Aesthetica Art Prize is a celebration of excellence in art from across the world and offers artists the opportunity to showcase their work to wider audiences and further their involvement in the international art world.

Previous finalists include Ingrid Hu, former designer at the Lubetkin-winning Heatherwick Studio; Julia Vogl, also shortlisted for New Sensations – Saatchi Gallery and Channel 4′s Prize and has exhibited at Zabludowicz Collection; Marcus Jansen, a leading modern expressionist who joined a legacy of artists by featuring in Absolut Vodka’s artistic campaigns, and Bernat Millet, also shortlisted for National Portrait Gallery’s Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize.

The Aesthetica Art Prize is committed to innovation in art and we welcome entries from artists working in all media. Artists may submit their work into any one of the four categories:

  • Photographic & Digital Art
    Including but not limited to: photography, digitally manipulated artwork, neon work.
  • Three Dimensional Design & Sculpture
    Including but not limited to: stone work, glass work, metal work, wood work, ceramic art, textile art.
  • Painting & Drawing
    Including but not limited to: water colour, oils, illustration, calligraphy, print making, mixed media, collage.
  • Video, Installation & Performance
    Including but not limited to: video work, installation work, performance arts.

more information  and application guidelines can be found here