The Batsford Prize 2020 is open for entries

Brought to you by leading art book publisher Batsford, the award is open for undergraduate and postgraduate students studying at a UK institution.

There are four categories to enter:

  • Applied Art and Textiles
  • Fine Art
  • Illustration
  • Children’s Illustration (presented by Pavilion Children’s Books)

The prizes
There are over £4,000 worth of prizes to be won. The winners in each category will receive a £500 cash prize. Winners will also receive £50 worth of Batsford books for themselves and £500 worth of books for their college. Two runners up in each category will also receive £50 worth of books.

The theme
The theme for the Batsford Prize 2020 is ‘Our Planet’. We are looking for entries that show innovative and well-crafted interpretations of the theme, in terms of subject or materials used, or a combination of the two. There is no restriction on the medium used, and we accept both entries that have been made as a part of coursework as well as personal work.

Deadline for entries: 31 March 2020

Find out more about the award and how to enter