May 29, 2018

Open Call | The Poster Prize for Illustration 2019: London Stories

The deadline for entries: 16 July

The Association of Illustrators (AOI), in partnership with London Transport Museum (LTM), is delighted to announce that submissions are now open for the Poster Prize for Illustration 2019. This year the theme is London Stories. The aim of the Poster Prize for Illustration competition 2019 is to attract artwork for display that is colourful, inspiring and celebrates the vibrant, multi-layered city that is London.

Artists are invited to visually capture a familiar or lesser-known narrative in a single image. All stories, current or historical, real or fictional which feature this amazing city are welcome – your imagination is the limit. Artists that impress the jury with their illustrated interpretation of a London story are in with a chance of having their work displayed at the famous London Transport Museum and winning the top prize.

Prizes will be awarded in three levels:

First prize: £2,000 and feature of the winning image on a London Transport Museum poster to be displayed on the London Underground
Second prize: £1,000
Third prize: £750

There will also be a special public vote for the London Transport Museum Collection Prize. Details to be announced when the exhibition opens. The competition is open to illustrators and students of illustration throughout the world. The top 100 entries selected by a panel of judges will be displayed in an exhibition at London Transport Museum that will run from February to Summer 2019. The winners will be announced at an event during the exhibition opening week.

There is no entry fee. However, all costs incurred by you relating to your Submission and this competition are your personal responsibility.
Read full terms and conditions here:

Submissions must be made via the online entry form:

Open Call | The Poster Prize for Illustration 2019: London Stories