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V&A Illustration Awards 2012

Supported by the Enid Linder Foundation

The V&A Illustration Awards celebrate the best illustration published over the last year. Original artwork from the best illustrated book, book cover, editorial illustration and student illustrator of the year are recognised. On these pages you can see all of the entries for 2012.

Congratulations to the five winners of the 2012 V&A Illustration Awards who were presented with their prizes at the awards ceremony on 11 June.

The judges of this year’s Published category were designer Orla Kiely, broadcaster and cultural commentator Emma Freud OBE and V&A Director of Design Moira Gemmill.

A display of the winning work can be seen in Gallery 74 from 12 June until 31 December 2012.

Click on the tabs above to see the winners of each category.

There are three published categories
The winner in each category receives £2,000 and a trophy and the judges select an overall winner of the V&A Illustration Awards who will receives an additional £2,000.

There is one student category.
The Student Illustrator of the Year receives £2,000 and a trophy. The runner up receives £1,000.

How to enter the 2013 Awards

Entry into all categories of the V&A Illustration Awards is only via the online entry form which will be live on this website from the end of November 2012.