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Student Illustration

V&A Illustration Awards 2018: Student Illustration

2017 Editorial Illustration Award and Moira Gemmill Illustrator of the Year, A. Richard Allen - Trump Wave, illustration for ‘New Opportunities, new dangers: the age of Trump’ by Laura Suter, Olivia Rudgard & James Connington. Published in The Sunday Telegraph Money, 13 November 2016, page 1 by The Telegraph Media Group

Entry to the V&A Illustration Awards 2018 has now closed

We have received a tremendous response to this year’s awards, thanks to all the Illustrators who have entered.

The shortlist will be announced in April 2018.

Winners will be revealed at the Awards Ceremony and Private View on Tuesday 16 May 2018. The winning works will be shown at the V&A in a public display, Wednesday 16 May – Sunday 24 June 2018.

The Prize

The winner of the 2018 Student Illustrator of the Year Award will receive £3,000 and a trophy while the Runner-Up will receive £2,000 and a trophy.

Winners must be prepared to lend some or all of their original artwork for the display.

Explore all 2018 Student entries below

Supported by the Enid Linder Foundation, with further financial support from Edwin Davies CBE, the Sackler Trust, the Ruddock Foundation for the Arts and the Headley Trust.

Image: Student Illustrator of the Year 2017, Beatriz Lostalé Seijo, ‘The Odyssey’. MA Children’s Book Illustration, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge School of Art