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Fee: Free / Prize: £3,000

V&A Illustration Awards 2022

Category: Award. The V&A Illustration Awards 2022, the UK’s most prestigious annual illustration competition has been recently opened for entries and like every year celebrate the best illustration published over the last year in the UK.

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16 mag 2022, 21:00

Fee: Free / Prize: £3,000

About the event

V&A Illustration Awards 2022, this year marks the 50th anniversary and now is opened for entries! Established in 1972, they have since become the UK's most prestigious annual illustration competition. Is held annually to highlight the best book and magazine illustrationpublished in the UK. This competition has the aim to encourage and celebrate high standards of creativity in the industry. The Awards celebrate excellence in student illustration and three categories of contemporary practice: book cover design, book illustration and illustrated journalism. Original artwork from the best-illustrated book, book cover, editorial illustration and student illustrator of the year will be recognised.

Award winners and the student shortlist will feature in a display of digital prints in the V&A South Kensington galleries. Each category winner receives £3,000 and the student runner-up receives £2,000. The overall 2022 winner of the competition is awarded the Moira Gemmill Illustrator of the Year Prize, receives an additional £5,000 and their work enters the collection of the V&A. They will join the V&A's outstanding collections of illustration, including works by renowned artists such as Aubrey Beardsley, Sir John Tenniel, E.H. Shepard, Quentin Blake and Posy Simmonds.

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