It’s our history | 1993 | The first Tom of Finland Emerging Artist Competition

9th January 2022, 7:07 pm


Grand Prize Winner | Kevin H. Jeheber


Winner of the Single Figure Category | Gorilla


Another winner | Patrick Lee


Dr. Angelika Muthesius
Cologne, Germany

Richard Marshall
Curator, New York City, USA

Owner of Feature Gallery, New York City, USA

Louis Madripilias
Los Angeles, USA

Rip Colt
Los Angeles, USA

6 Epic, homoerotic artworks by winners of the Tom of Finland Emerging Artist Competition

  Russell Tovey co-judges 2020 contest – which has just put out a final call for entries Who is the smouldering spiritual father of homoerotic art? Why, Tom of Finland of course. During his lifetime, the Finnish artist and gay icon became known for his absurdly hypermasculine depictions of denim/leather/uniform-clad men. (Handsome, hand drawn example below). Since… View Article

Get ready for the 10th Tom of Finland Emerging Artist Competition

  In celebration of the artist Tom of Finland’s 100th birth year and the Foundation’s 36th year in operation Tom of Finland Foundation presents the 2020 Competition. In 1993, the Foundation initiated this contest based on the principals and ethical codes of Tom of Finland. As an artist, mentor and activist for equality, Tom encouraged… View Article


TOM OF FINLAND EMERGING ARTIST COMPETITION 2020 About the contest The purpose of this contest is twofold: to encourage artists to share their erotic work and to elevate the field of erotic art by rewarding some of the best current examples. The contest is open to any artist with the exception of previous winners of… View Article

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