Blu-Sky Artist Award

Recognizing Creative Excellence, Elevating Emerging Artists.

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About the Award

The Blu-Sky Artist Award (BSAA) is an international semi-annual prize put forward by Ten Moir Gallery. Through this award, the gallery aims to recognize and encourage upcoming talented artists from across the world and provide them with a platform to showcase their work.

This award comes with a substantial financial reward. which allows aspiring talents to develop their skills and increase their chances of becoming successful professionally within the art field. Moreover, Ten Moir Gallery takes this award one step further by enhancing the careers of these artists through a cash prize, inclusion in a virtual exhibition, a feature on the winner and global promotion.

Who can Apply?

We embrace visual art in its broadest and most inclusive sense, and are thereby able to award recognition to creators producing art of any type and working with any media. Our artist awards go beyond merely recognizing talent and serve to connect creative thinkers across the world.

Award Highlights

(1) Best in Show Winner Receive:

  • An unrestricted $500 monetary prize
  • Online feature on the Ten Moir Gallery website
  • Newsletter Feature
  • Social media announcement of prize
  • Inclusion in an exhibition of the BSAA winner and finalists
  • Winner’s Certificate

(10) Finallist Receive:

  • Online feature on the Ten Moir Gallery Website
  • Newsletter promotion 
  • Social media announcement
  • Inclusion in an exhibition of BSAA winner and finalists
  • Finalist Certificate

Eligibility and Rules

Artists and artwork:

  • Must be 18 years of age and older at the time of submission
  •  Theme: Open
  • Open to amateur and professional artists
  •  All locations accepted
  • Must be original work of submitting artist
  • The entrant authorizes Ten Moir Gallery to publish the submission on tenmoirgallery.com, and on any affiliated websites and social media platforms. The submission may be reproduced, in whole or in part, for editorial and promotional purposes.

Entry Fees

Lower entry fees offered from the opening of the competition until April 16th 2023

Early Bird Discount: $32 USD for 10 works 

Regular Fee: $40 USD for 10 works

(Entry fees are nonrefundable) 

Important Dates

Submissions Open | Thursday, March 16th 2023

Submissions Close | Monday July 31st 2023

Announcement of Finalists | Thursday, August 10th 2023

Announcement of Winner | Tuesday, August 15th 2023