V&A Illustration Awards 2019

Don't miss your chance to enter the UK's most prestigious annual illustration competition.

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
Supported by the Enid Linder Foundation

Published Illustration
There are three published categories:
  • Book Cover Design
  • Book Illustration
  • Illustrated Journalism
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.
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.
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.
For more info visit vam.ac.uk or contact villa@vam.ac.uk

Image:
Book Illustration Award and Winner of the Moira Gemmill Illustrator of the Year Prize 2018
John Vernon Lord
Illustrations for Ulysses
Author: James Joyce
Published by The Folio Society, London, 2017

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