2021 Bloomsday Artwork Contest

Sponsored by Lenore H. Steiner and Perry A. Lerner

Calling all emerging Joyceans! As part of our 2021 celebrations, we’re pleased to open the Bloomsday artwork contest for works inspired by James Joyce’s Ulysses. Winners will receive a cash prize and their artwork will be featured as part of this year’s festivities.

Contest Rules

  • We welcome submissions from anyone 18 years and older.
  • Art can be any form of 2-D media.
  • Art should be submitted as a high resolution image (e.g. minimum of 2400 pixels by 2400 pixels) ,under 5 megabytes and in .jpg format.
  • All submissions must be received by May 15, 2021. Award winners will be announced during our Bloomsday celebrations in June 2021.


  • $300 for first prize.
  • $200 for second prize.


All entries must be submitted by midnight EST on Saturday, May 1, 2021. Please contact [email protected] if you have any questions or issues with the submission form.


The artwork pictured above is from last year’s contest winners. Learn more here.