London’s V&A has just announced the shortlisted artists for the V&A Illustration Awards 2020, a celebration of excellence in student and published illustration over the last year.
From imaginary worlds and fairy-tales to the difficult reality of life in a refugee camp, this year’s shortlist demonstrates the versatility and breadth of contemporary illustration. All of this year’s entries, including the shortlist, are available to view in an online gallery on the V&A website at this link.
The judges for the published categories are Bonnie Greer, playwright, novelist, critic and broadcaster, Ren Renwick, CEO of the Association of Illustrators and Dr Tristram Hunt, Director of the V&A Museum.
The judging panel for the Student Award comprises Sheri Gee, Art Director at The Folio Society and Yehrin Tong, Illustrator and past winner of the V&A Illustration Awards.