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.
There are three published categories: Book Cover, Book Illustration and Editorial. There is also one student category.
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 receive an additional £2,000. The Student Illustrator of the Year receives £2,000 and a trophy. The runner up receives £1,000.
Entries are now being accepted for this year's competition and as always entry into the awards is free, so we really recommend giving it a shot!
More information can be found here and also check out the fab 2012 award winners here. Good luck everyone!