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The Aesthetica Art Prize was launched in 2007, five years after the launch of Aesthetica Magazine, as a way to support the next generation of talent across new visual media. It welcomed both established and emerging practitioners to submit pieces on any theme, celebrating innovative works from a range of media.

The prize attracts thousands of entries each year from across the globe, from countries including Australia, Belgium, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Norway, Singapore, the UK and the USA. The judging panel has included representatives from BALTIC, Frieze, V&A, and FACT Liverpool as well as gaining wider recognition through Aesthetica’s print and digital channels.

Awards include £5,000 for the Main Prize, £1,000 for the Emerging Prize, as well as publication within the Future Now: 100 Contemporary Artists Anthology, and a chance to participate in the annual Art Prize Exhibition which will run March - June 2022.

Submit Your Work to the Aesthetica Art Prize
Aesthetica is looking for artists, makers, photographers and filmmakers, who are pushing the boundaries of contemporary art.

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. So you can enter 2 series per entry

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

Entry Fee: £18


Deadline for all entries is 31 August at 23:59 (BST - British Summer Time)

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