The V&A Illustration Awards were established in 1972 and have since become the UK's most prestigious annual illustration competition. Championing the UK creative industries, the Awards recognise the remarkable accomplishments of published and student illustrators.
Entry into the Awards is FREE
The closing date is Monday 17 December 2018 at 12.00pm
There are three published categories:
Book Cover Design
The winner in each published category receives £3,000 and a trophy. The winning publications will be added to the collections of the National Art Library.
The judges also select an overall winner to receive the Moira Gemmill Illustrator of the Year 2019 prize and an additional £5,000.
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.
All winners and student shortlist will have their work displayed at the Museum from Friday 17 May until Sunday 25 August 2019.
Winners will be announced at the Awards ceremony in May 2019.
Book Illustration Award and Winner of the Moira Gemmill Illustrator of the Year Prize 2018
Illustrations for Ulysses
Published by The Folio Society, London, 2017