Poster Prize in Illustration for Worldwide Students

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Poster Prize in Illustration for Worldwide Students

The Association of Illustrators is pleased to organize the Poster Prize for Illustration, in partnership with London Transport Museum. The competition is open to all illustrators and students of illustration worldwide who are over 18 years of age at the time of entry.

The competition is themed “London Stories”. The aim of the competition is to attract artwork for display that is colorful, inspiring and celebrates the vibrant, multi-layered city that is London.

Who May Eligible:

To eligible, the candidates must be following all the eligibility criteria:

  • The competition is open to all illustrators and students of illustration worldwide, regardless whether you are a member of AOI or not.
  • Agents or colleges may only submit entries on behalf of an illustrator with the express permission of the illustrator. If you are submitting the entry on someone’s behalf both you and the person that you are submitting the entry on behalf of must comply with these competition terms.
  • You must be over 18 years of age to enter.
  • Any person who is an employee of AOI, LTM or Transport for London (“TfL”) and/or any other sponsor, board member or patron of AOI, LTM or TfL is not eligible to enter this competition.

How to Apply:

To participate, the applicants must submit an application online form through the given link:


  • You will submit your Artwork online at [] by no later than the confirmed deadline specified at the end of these terms.
  • Your Artwork should be a portrait orientation image file saved as .jpg, .png or .gif, in RGB mode, and should be under 4MB up to 3000px for the longest dimension. LTM prefers that artworks conform to actual or pro rata standard poster size.
  • If the winning image is selected to be printed on a poster, the dimensions are likely to be: – Double Royal – 635 x 1016mm (25 x 40 inches) or – Double Crown – 505 x 760mm (20 x 30 inches). However, for this exhibition, these sizes are not prescriptive.
  • If you are shortlisted, you will submit to the high-resolution electronic files of your Artwork which will be used by London Transport Museum and the AOI for merchandising and marketing purposes. The size specification for your high resolution electronic files is as above: – 635mm x 1016mm or – 505 x 760mm at 300dpi.
  • If you are shortlisted, you will submit your own caption (in no more than 50 words / 200 characters) to explain the inspiration and rationale for your Artwork. This caption will be reproduced to accompany your Artwork if it is exhibited. The AOI and LTM reserve the right to edit captions.


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

The Gold level prize may also include the display of the Artwork as a poster on Transport for  London Services, the decision about whether to display the Artwork on the TfL network shall be made at TfL’s sole discretion.

LTM will offer one additional prize, the LTM Museum Collection Prize, with a cash value of £3,500. The original Submission, including any frame, will be retained by LTM and form part of their collection.

Application Deadline:

The deadline for entries is 16 July 2018.

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