Submit Your Work

Aesthetica invites artists to enter the Art Prize.

Step 1: Click below to purchase your entry
Step 2: Your Entry Form will be emailed to you upon registration
Step 3: Complete the Entry Form by 30 September 2024


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We are offering 50% Off the Entry Fee.
Entry Fee: £12.50

(Original Entry Fee: £25)
Offer ends: Sunday 19 May


SUBMIT YOUR WORK


Entry Fees

Date Deadline Entry Fee
1 December 2023 – 31 August 2024 Regular £25
1 – 30 September 2024 Late Entries £35

 


Awards to Enter

Main Prize
Open to all practitioners working at any level, including students.

  • £10,000 prize money for the winner
  • Group exhibition in a major public gallery
  • Editorial coverage in Aesthetica Magazine and online
  • Profile on the Aesthetica website

Emerging Prize
Open to students and graduates from the last three years.

  • £1,000 prize money for the winner
  • £250 voucher for Winsor & Newton products courtesy of Colart
  • Group exhibition in a major public gallery
  • Editorial coverage in Aesthetica Magazine and online
  • Profile on the Aesthetica website

Shortlisted Artists

  • Group exhibition in a major public gallery
  • Editorial coverage in Aesthetica Magazine and online
  • Profile on the Aesthetica website

Longlisted Artists

  • Profile on the Aesthetica website
  • Ongoing support for your practice

Key Dates

  • 1 December - 31 August 2024: Entries Open.
  • 1 September - 30 September 2024: Late Entries.
  • October 2024: Judging begins.
  • March 2025: Results announced.
  • August/September 2025: Exhibition opens and winners announced.

Guidelines

  • We accept work from any discipline, on any theme.
  • You can enter two works of art per entry.
  • You can purchase as many entries as you wish.
  • Collaborative works are accepted.
  • Works previously exhibited and published elsewhere are accepted.
  • Works produced within the last 3 years are preferred.
  • There are no size restrictions.
  • Visit our FAQ page for more information.

What Happens Next?

Results announced in March 2025

  • All entrants will be contacted with their results
  • Chosen artists will be featured in our online gallery
  • Select artists will be invited to exhibit their work at the Art Prize Exhibition
  • Invites are sent to all longlisted and shortlisted artists for the Private View at York Art Gallery in the Spring 2025

Artists to provide further information

  • Artists will be required to send web-resolution images
  • Artists will be sent a proof of their webpage to approve before the online gallery goes live
  • If shortlisted for the exhibition, artists will be asked to supply artwork for the exhibition in York, UK

Delivery of artwork for early Spring 2025

  • Exhibiting artists will be responsible for all transportation (delivery and collection) costs of artworks
  • Further arrangements will need to be made for Spring 2025 between artists and the Aesthetica team

Payment & Refunds

If at any time you wish to withdraw from the Aesthetica Art Prize, we will offer you a full refund within 30 days of the purchase date. Refunds will be made by the same method of payment. Please include your confirmation receipt as proof of purchase. If it is after the 30 days of the purchase date, a refund cannot be processed.

Please email us at artprize@aestheticamagazine.com  and explain that you would like to withdraw.


Image: Sarah Smith, As the Crow Flies (III), 2013, 80cm x 55cm. Courtesy of the artist.