Victoria & Albert Museum Illustration Awards

The annual illustration competition is now open for entries.

Published Illustration Categories

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 closing date for submissions is Monday 18 December 2017 at 17.00.

Follow this link to enter:

Please direct any enquiries to [email protected]

Image: 2017 Editorial Illustration Award and Moira Gemmill Illustrator of the Year, A. Richard Allen – Trump Wave

31st October 2017

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