V&A Illustration Awards

The closing date: 9th December 2014

Entries are now being accepted for the 2015 V&A Illustration Awards competition.  These can be submitted here

2014 Winner - Joys of Creativity by AOI Member Helen Musslewhite

2014 Winner - Joys of Creativity by AOI Member Helen Musslewhite

If you entered the competition last year you should have a user name and password.  There is a facility to create a new password if you cannot remember your existing one.  If you cannot remember your existing user name just create a completely new account.

The closing date for entries is 9th December 2014 and online entries only will be accepted.  You may submit as many publications as you wish  – there is no entry cost. A shortlist will be drawn up by V&A judges in February 2015 with final decisions on winners taking place in April 2015 based on the actual printed versions of the publications. Final winners will be announced on 18th May 2015.

Individual books can now be entered for both the Best Book Cover and Best Illustrated Book categories if they fit the criteria.

There are three categories for published illustration: Book Cover, Book Illustration and Editorial (newspapers and magazines).

The winner in each of these receives £2,000 and a trophy. The judges also select an overall winner who receives an additional £2,000. Winners may also be commissioned to produce publicity artwork for the Museum.

There is one student category.

The student illustrator of the year receives £2,000 and a trophy. The student runner up receives £1,000.

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