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World Illustration Awards 2017

31st July 2017 - 28th August 2017

Returning to Somerset House for a sixth year, the World Illustration Awards Exhibition, in partnership with the Directory of Illustration, presents highlights from this year’s shortlist of contemporary illustration, entered by emerging and established talent to the Association of Illustrators’ (AOI) annual competition.

With over 2,300 entries from 64 countries, this year’s World Illustration Awards exhibition will showcase 50 shortlisted projects across eight categories, from advertising and design to books and editorial. Original works on display will include murals, posters, packaging and children’s books by artists from the UK, USA, Italy, The Netherlands, South Korea, Hong Kong and Israel.

Notable shortlisted works include Claudine O’Sullivan’s complex digital illustrations for the Apple Pencil campaign; a characterful portrait of Bill Murray for the Washington Post by artist Tony Rodriguez; and Lizzy Stewart’s playful illustrations for children’s book There’s a Tiger in the Garden.

Opening hours:

Monday, Tuesday and Weekends 10am to 6pm (last entry 5.30pm)

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 11am to 8pm (last entry 7.30pm)

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Details

Start:
31st July 2017
End:
28th August 2017

Venue

Somerset House
Strand
London, WC2R 1LA United Kingdom
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Phone:
02077591017
Venue Website:
https://www.somersethouse.org.uk/whats-on/world-illustration-awards-2018-exhibition