Kentucky Art Speaks

Call for Art at Aesthetica Magazine

In Uncategorized on February 28, 2012 at 6:09 pm

Aesthetica Art Prize is now open for entries. The prize is a celebration of excellence in art from across the world and a fantastic opportunity for artists to showcase their work, furthering their involvement in the international art world. Developedfrom the Creative Works Competition, originally launched in 2008, the Art Prize has seen a number of winning artists go on to receive commissions, exhibitionsand participate in a number of biennials. 

As an internationally recognized art and culture publication, we are keen to have artists from Kentucky participate with the Prize. There are no age requirements for the Aesthetics Art Prize and no formal qualifications needed. Please find more information below.

Eight shortlisted artists will be selected for an exhibition in spring 2013. 

The judging panel this year will include:

Frances Guy, Head of Collections & Exhibitions at the Hepworth Wakefield 

Sculptor Kate MccGwire, represented by All Visual Arts, London 

Photographic, film and video artist Neeta Madahar, represented by Purdy Hicks, London 

Cherie Federico, Editor of Aesthetica Magazine 

Artists working across all disciplines are welcome to submit work and the categories for entry are as below:

–         Photographic & Digital Art

–         Three Dimensional Design & Sculpture

–         Painting & Drawing

–         Installation & Performance

In addition to the exhibition one overall winner will receive £1000 prize money and editorial coverage in Aesthetica Magazine extending the reach of the artist. The winners and finalists, as well as a longlist of artists will also be published in the accompanying publication. All artists featured will receive a complimentary copy of this.

The entry fee is £15 and allows the submission of two pieces into any one category.

The deadline for entry is 31 August 2012.

Please visit 

Contact Person for this exhibit:

Vicky Brown

Marketing Officer

Aesthetica Magazine


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