BCBF Illustrators Exhibition 2024
Posted on 4 September 2023
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.
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Artworks may be unpublished, or published after 1 January 2022.
The entry fee is 22 € (+ VAT if due).
• 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This award is reserved for unpublished illustrators under 30 years of age.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.
For further information visit the official competition website.