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BCBF Illustrators Exhibition 2024

Description

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Posted on 4 September 2023

Deadline
17 October 2023

Who may enter
The competition is open to illustrators of any nationality – professionals and beginners – provided they were born prior to 31 December 2006.

Short description

″ The Illustrators Exhibition is a unique international showcase for state-of-the-art trends in illustrations for children and young adults.

An outstanding international jury will select the winners whose illustrations will be presented at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair.

You must submit 5 illustrations – no more, no less. Illustrations must be based on the same theme.

Artworks may be unpublished, or published after 1 January 2022.


Entry fees
The entry fee is 22 € (+ VAT if due).

Prizes

• An international jury will select the winners whose illustrations will be presented at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair.

• Bologna Children’s Book Fair – Fundación SM International Award for Illustration

This award is reserved for illustrators under 35 years of age. The prize consists of a 15,000 Euro cheque giving the artist the opportunity to create an illustrated book, which will be published by the SM publishing house, and also be the subject of a solo exhibition at the next BCBF.

• ARS IN FABULA grant award

This award is reserved for unpublished illustrators under 30 years of age. The winner will be given the opportunity to attend, free of charge, the ARS IN FABULA – First level Master Degree Course in Illustration for publishing, working on a book project to be assigned by one of the Master course partner publishers.

Competition website
For further information visit the official competition website.