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Folio Book Illustration Award 2024

 

ENTRIES FOR THE 2024 FOLIO BOOK ILLUSTRATION AWARD ARE NOW OPEN

Illustration is at the heart of everything we do at Folio. As well as commissioning renowned illustrators and artists, we also nurture new talent and champion artists who work across a diverse range of media, from oil painting and wood engraving to collage and digital illustration.

The Folio Book Illustration Award offers the opportunity for aspiring and established illustrators to provide one piece of artwork in response to Neil Gaiman’s short story ‘The Truth is a Cave in the Black Mountains’.

Key information

  • No entry fee
  • £2,000 first prize, plus portfolio review
  • Each of the five runners-up receive £500 of Folio vouchers plus portfolio review
  • Winning artwork will be published in upcoming Folio anthology of Neil Gaiman short stories
  • Entries only accepted via Zealous
  • The competition is open to anyone over the age of 18 who has not previously been commissioned by The Folio Society.

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Enquiries about submissions should be directed to The Folio Society. Please always refer to their website for complete details and information.

Please note, this competition is run by The Folio Society, not the Commonwealth Foundation.