Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries

Aesthetica Art Prize

Categories include: Photographic & Digital Art; Three-Dimensional Design & Sculpture; Painting, Drawing & Mixed Media; & Video, Installation & Performance.

Submissions are open until August 31, 2019.
More information here~

Entry is 24 GBP (approx. 31 USD) for one entry. You may submit up to two works in the same category per entry, unless you are entering an Artists’ Film, in which case you may submit one work per entry fee.

Open to entrants of all ages and nationalities.

The Awards are open to all artist across the world and include a Main Prize of £5,000 (approx. 6,465 USD) and an Emerging Prize of £1,000 (approx. 1,290 USD), alongside publication and exhibition.
Apply here~

June 7, 1654~ Louis XIV is crowned King of France

Louis XIV as Child in Coronation Robes by Henri Testelin

1648 / Oil on canvas / 80 3/4”x59 4/5” / Palace of Versailles, France

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Previous June 7 posts:

Pride Month~ June 7

Charles Rennie Mackintosh~ Born June 7, 1868

George Szell: Born June 7, 1897

Marion Post Wolcott: Born June 7, 1910

Artist Birthday Quiz for 6/7~

June 5, 1968~ Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy

Souvenir II by Kerry James Marshall

1997 / Acrylic, collage and glitter on unstretched canvas banner / 108”x156”
Addison Gallery of American Art, Boston;
on loan to Detroit Institute of Arts until August 2019

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Previous June 5 posts:

Pride Month~ June 5

Artist Birthday Quiz for 6/5~


June 1, 1926~ Marilyn Monroe (Norma Jeane Mortenson) is born

Marilyn Monroe I by James Rosenquist

1962 / Oil and spray enamel on canvas / 93”x72 1/4” / The Museum of Modern Art, New York

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Previous June 1 posts:

Pride Month~ June 1

June 1, 1967: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band is released

Artist Birthday Quiz for 6/1~


May 31, 1927~ Ford Motor Company stops producing the Model T

Henry Ford by Ernest Hamlin Baker

1941 / Gouache, ink, and graphite pencil on paperboard / 10 3/8”x9 1/4” / National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC

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Previous May 31 posts:

Love & War~ May 31

Walter Richard Sickert: Born May 31, 1860

W. Heath Robinson: Born May 31, 1872

Artist Birthday Quiz for 5/31~

May 30, 1498~ Columbus departs with 6 ships for 3rd trip to America

Columbus Day Painting by Titus Kaphar

2014 / Oil and mixed media on canvas / 67 3/4”x90 3/4”x4”
Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL, long-term loan from Dr. Robert B. Feldman

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Previous May 30 posts:

Love & War~ May 30

Benny Goodman: Born May 30, 1909

Artist Birthday Quiz for 5/30~