Friday, April 15, 2011
3x3 Cover Shortlisted by Victoria & Albert Museum
The V&A Illustration Awards are held annually to highlight the best book and editorial illustration published in the UK in the previous year. Their aim is to encourage, recognize and celebrate high standards of creativity in the industry. The awards are free to enter and offer some of the most substantial financial prizes for illustration in the UK. The winner will receive £2,000 and a trophy. The overall winner of the V&A Illustration Awards will receive an additional £2,000.
This year’s published category judges are Bel Mooney, author and columnist; Rob Ryan, artist; Francesca Gavin, author and editor; and Robin Allison-Smith, photographer and company director. The student category judges are 2010's overall winner Sarah Carr and Frazer Hudson, academic and a previous winner of the Editorial Award.
Winners will be announced at the Awards Presentation Ceremony on 6 June 2011.