The Aesthetica Art Prize is a platform for you to showcase your work to a wider audience and further your involvement with the international art world. The Prize is hosted by the international art and culture publication, Aesthetica Magazine. It invites both emerging and established artists to submit across Painting & Drawing; Photography & Digital; Sculpture, Design and 3D; Video, Installation and Performance.
The award attracts thousands of entries in a range of innovative media from locations as diverse as Australia, Germany, India, Japan, Malaysia, the Netherlands, the UK and the USA. Recent finalists include acclaimed RSA director Toby Dye; Tokyo-based French architect and artist Emmanuelle Moureaux; Rachel Arawhose work is being exhibited at the V&A, Barbican Centre and Whitechapel Gallery; Liz West, recipient of the Royal British Society of Sculptors Bursary Award; and Ellie Davies, a Magnum Photography award-winner and Bernat Millet, shortlisted for National Portrait Gallery’s Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize.
The Aesthetica Art Prize has been supporting artists since 2006 and it is a key international Prize to further your reach within the wider art world. Artists are able to reach new collectors and galleries through the Prize. The Awards include a Main Prize of £5,000 (apx $6,500 USD) and an Emerging Prize of £1,000 (apx $1,300 USD), alongside publication and exhibition. There are 100 artists that are longlisted and up to 18 artists shortlisted for exhibition.