Monday, 26 October 2015

V&A Illustration Awards 2016: Student Illustration

The V&A Illustration Awards are held annually to highlight the best book and magazine illustration published in the UK.

The awards have been running since 1972 and have included a student category since 2005. All entries, including past winners, can be viewed on the main V&A Illustration Awards page. Each year, the winning books are added to the holdings of the National Art Library and may be read in the Library’s Reading Rooms in the V&A.

Entry into the Awards is free
This award is open to anyone who has attended an illustration course in the UK during 2014 or 2015.

How to enter
Entry is via the online entry form only found here. One entry per student only. Entrants may submit up to three images to accompany their entry.

You will need to register here before submitting your entry. To do so, use the link in the Submit an entry box on the right hand side of this page and select the Create new account tab. Once you have registered you can log in following the same link. If you have previously registered, but have forgotten your username or password, please re-register.

Once you have uploaded your entry, it will appear in the grid of entries on this page. Please note that you will NOT receive a confirmation that the entry has been received.

Please read the Terms and Conditions carefully.
The closing date is 10 December 2015

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

The winning work will be shown in the V&A Illustration Awards gallery which opens on 23 May 2016. Winners must be prepared to lend some or all of their original artwork for the display.

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