illustration competition

The Cheltenham illustration competition is looking for emerging artists from around the world . focus of the Cheltenham Illustration Awards has always been one of narrative.

Visual storytelling, whether sequential or single image, gives scope to the imagination and opens up possibilities beyond the present moment.

Requirements :

File image size: (Portrait or landscape) 50×40 cm max, 300dpi
Image format: High quality JPEG
File Name: (FirstName_LastName)
Please also include a txt file with your info also named (FirstName_LastName)
Entries are limited to 4 per person.

here is no entry fee to participate!

Participation in the “ Cheltenham ” Award contest is free.

Deadline : June 1, 2020


The selected work will be showcased at the Museum in the Park, Stroud, UK, other venues such as the London Book Fair, and published in the 2020 Cheltenham Illustration Awards Annual, which will be distributed to educators and publishers, internationally.

The Awards will also be inviting work from established artists and illustrators whose work contributes to the theme.

Theme :
The theme for 2020’s Exhibition and Annual : I am Many Stories.

category :
There are two main sections:

• Student
• Emerging and Established

The Student category is open to all full-time students over 18 years of age worldwide. The Emerging and Established category is open to any newly practising illustrators who are wishing to gain exposure of their work and to those who are more established and are apart of the illustration world.

*Students will have a separate section in the journal.
If you are currently a student please include this information.

Who may enter ?

Open worldwide to all students, emerging and established illustrators. Entrants must be 18+.


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