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The Batsford Prize 2019 is open for entries

Leading art book publisher Batsford presents The Batsford Prize 2019. The award is open for undergraduate and postgraduate students, with £7,000 worth of prizes to be won.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

THE BATSFORD PRIZE: UK

There are five categories to enter for students studying in the UK:

  • Applied Art
  • Fine Art
  • Fashion
  • Illustration
  • Children’s Illustration (presented by Pavilion Children’s Books)  ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

THE BATSFORD PRIZE: INTERNATIONAL

A second illustration category open for students at non-UK institutions

  • Illustration (international)

THE THEME

The theme for the Batsford Prize 2019 is ‘Being Human’. We are looking for entries that show innovative and well-crafted interpretations of the theme, in terms of subject or materials used, or a combination of the two. There is no restriction on the medium used, and we accept both entries that have been made as a part of coursework as well as personal work.

THE PRIZES

There are over £7,000 worth of prizes to be won.

Batsford awards a £500 cash prize to the winner of each of the UK categories and $500 for the international illustration category.

Art supplier Cass Art is supporting the award and will award a further £500 for the overall winner across the five UK categories.

Winners will also receive £50 worth of Batsford books for themselves and £500 worth of books for their college. Two runners up in each category will also receive £50 worth of books.

More information on how to enter here.