V&A Illustration Awards Entry Deadline

When:
December 18, 2017 @ 5:00 PM
2017-12-18T17:00:00-05:00
2017-12-18T17:15:00-05:00
Where:
Victoria and Albert Museum
Cromwell Rd
Knightsbridge, London SW7 2RL
UK
Cost:
Free
Contact:
V&A Museum

The V&A Illustration Awards is the UK’s most prestigious annual illustration competition recognising the very best in book, editorial and student illustration. The competition has been running since 1972 and its previous winners are a veritable Who’s Who? of British illustration including household names like Ralph Steadman, Posy Simmonds, Sara Fanelli, Quentin Blake, Laura Carlin, Matthew Richardson, Helen Musselwhite and Yasmeen Ismail.

Published illustration

  • Book Cover Design
  • Book Illustration
  • Editorial Illustration (newspapers and magazines)

The winner in each category receives £3,000 and a trophy. The judges will also select an overall winner to receive the 2018 Moira Gemmill Illustrator of the year prize and an additional £5,000. Winners may also be commissioned to produce publicity artwork for the Museum.

Student Illustration

The winner of the Student Illustrator of the Year Prize will receive £3,000 and a trophy. The Student Runner-Up will receive £2,000 and a trophy.

The winning works will be shown at the V&A in a public display opening on 16 May 2018.

The V&A Illustration Awards 2018 are now open for submissions.

Only UK Residents and/or those published by the UK Market are eligible.

Posted by Rose Lagacé

Rose Lagacé is a production designer for film & television by day and an emerging filmmaker by night. Rose is also the creator and editor of Art Departmental where she celebrates the art and craft of production design.