Aesthetica is a worldwide destination for art and culture

Across the brand, we produce Aesthetica Magazine (readership of 455,000), which features today's most innovative practitioners across art, design, photography, architecture, fashion and film. In addition, we present a number of awards, exhibitions and events that celebrate excellence from both new and established practitioners. These comprise of the Aesthetica Art Prize, Creative Writing Award and the BAFTA-Qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival.

Please see each prize description for individual guidelines and deadlines.

You are entering the Aesthetica Art Prize for the Aesthetica Exhibition and Future Now Anthology.


To enter please follow these 3 simple steps

  1. Complete the entry form
  2. Pay the entry fee at the end of the form
  3. Press submit


You can enter 2 works of art per entry. This excludes the Artists Film and Performance category. 

Please note that a series counts as 1 work of art.

If you have any questions regarding your entry form please contact artprize@aestheticamagazine.com


Deadline for all entries is 31 August 2020


*Please complete the form using Title Case*

The Aesthetica Creative Writing Award is an international literary prize that is a hotbed for new talent. The Prize, now in its 14th year, is organised by the art and culture publication, Aesthetica Magazine. Every year, we support both emerging and established writers and through the Prize, The winner receives the following: £1,000 cash prize, publication in the Aesthetica Creative Writing Annual, membership to The Poetry Society, a subscription to Granta and books courtesy of Bloodaxe.


You are entering the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award: Poetry Category.

To enter please follow these 3 simple steps

  1. Complete the entry form
  2. Pay the entry fee at the end of the form
  3. Press submit

If you have any questions regarding your entry form please contact writing@aestheticamagazine.com


Entry Fee: £12

Deadline for all entries is 31 August 2020


*Please complete the form using Title Case*

The Aesthetica Creative Writing Award is an international literary prize that is a hotbed for new talent. The Prize, now in its 14th year, is organised by the art and culture publication, Aesthetica Magazine. Every year, we support both emerging and established writers and through the Prize, The winner receives the following: £1,000 cash prize, publication in the Aesthetica Creative Writing Annual, consultation with literary agents Redhammer Management, a subscription to Granta and books courtesy of Vintage.


You are entering the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award: Short Fiction Category.

To enter please follow these 3 simple steps

  1. Complete the entry form
  2. Pay the entry fee at the end of the form
  3. Press submit

 If you have any questions regarding your entry form please contact writing@aestheticamagazine.com

Entry Fee: £18

Deadline for all entries is 31 August 2020


*Please complete the form using Title Case*

You are entering the Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2020


To enter please follow these 3 simple steps

  1. Complete the entry form
  2. Pay the entry fee at the end of the form
  3. Press submit

If you have any questions regarding your entry form please contact asff@aestheticamagazine.com


Deadline for all entries is 31 May 2020
For more, visit www.asff.co.uk


*Please complete the form using Title Case*

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