With just over two weeks to go before the winners are announced, the judges of the 2017 V&A Illustration Awards have whittled down the entries from nearly a thousand to just three in each category. On the 16th of May we’ll find out the winners of the awards for:
Book Illustration, Editorial Illustration, Book Cover Design and 2017 Student Illustrator of the year. The winner of each category receives £3,000. An overall winner will also be selected to win an additional £5,000 and the 2017 Moira Gemmill Illustrator of the Year Prize.
BOOK ILLUSTRATION CATEGORY
BOOK COVER DESIGN
2017 STUDENT ILLUSTRATOR OF THE YEAR (Shortlist)
Lucy Waldman (UCA Farnham; BA Illustration): Favela Life
Beatriz Lostalé Seijo (Anglia Ruskin, MA Book Illustration): The Odyssey
Emily Evans (RCA; MA Visual Communication): Blood Antiquities
Thomas Hedger (UAL Central Saint Martins; BA Graphic Design) Petrol Stations
Tom Spooner (RCA, Visual Communication): Towards an Infinite Place
Huge congratulations to all the shortlisted artists and we wish them the very best of luck on the 16th of May.