The Poster Prize for Illustration 2019: London Stories exhibition opens with a bang on Friday 8 February 2019 at the London Transport Museum (LTM) with a Friday Late
Poster Prize for Illustration 2019 – London Stories
London Transport Museum, Exterion Media Gallery, Covent Garden, London
Open 8 February – 14 July 2019
Entry fees apply
A new exhibition featuring 100 illustrations opens with a Friday Late on 8 February at the London Transport Museum in Covent Garden and celebrates one of the world’s greatest cities – London, and reveals some of the fascinating tales of London life past and present.
The Poster Prize for Illustration competition was open to illustrators throughout the world. Artists were invited to create an illustration that visually captures a well-known or obscure London narrative; stories that are contemporary or historical, real or imagined. Over 1,500 illustrations were submitted by professionals and students. The London Stories exhibition will showcase 100 of the best which were chosen by an independent panel of judges made up of experts from the art and design world.
Check out the names of featured artists and featured artworks as well as more information on the Prize page.
The Poster Prize for Illustration continues the AOI’s long-standing partnership with the museum and Transport for London’s legacy of design that dates back over 100 years. London Transport Museum’s collection of graphic art is one of the best in the world and includes over 5,000 posters and artworks by famous artists including Man Ray, Edward McKnight Kauffer, Dora Batty, Paul Nash and Enid Marx.
A series of events will happen alongside the exhibition. More information here: ltmuseum.co.uk