The Association of Illustrators in association with London Transport Museum conducts the poster prize for illustration to bring out the glory of the age old design legacy of London. London Transport Museum has over 5000 posters and artworks by famous artists including Man Ray, Laura Knight and Edward McKnight Kauffer which is one of the best graphic collection in the world. The competition is open to illustrators and students of illustration throughout the world. The top 100 winners get an opportunity to display their artworks in the exhibition at London Transport Museum which will be running from February to summer 2019. The shortlisted images also get a chance to be featured on merchandise sold in London Transport Museum and online shops.br>
Artists are expected to visually explain the familiar or not much known narrative in a single image. The imaginations should be around the city of London, its vibrant colourful and inspiring stories. The theme of the competition is London Stories which can be a filmy one or can be a poetry or music or read from literature. It can also be a family anecdote or an inspiration from your everyday observation around the city.
Deadline : July 16 2018
Theme : London Stories
There will be a special public vote Museum Collection Prize, the details of it to be announced when the exhibition opens.
To know more and enter the contest : Theaoi.com/prize-for-illustration/