Illustration by Helen Kellock, Class of 2019 and Picture Hooks Illustrator of 2019


We’ve compiled some handy resources for illustrators:

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General Links

House of Illustration
Association of Illustrators 
London Illustrator Fair
Society of Children’s Book Illustrators and Writers 
Seven Stories 
National Centre for Research in Children’s Literature
The Imaginative Book Illustration Society 
Roald Dahl Museum & Story Centre
International Centre for the Picture Book in Society
Picture Book Makers
Women Who Draw
The Denny Trust
Jerwood Arts


MacMillan Prize
Kelpies Design and Illustration Prize
Penguin Random House Design Award – Children’s Cover Award
House of Illustration Book Illustration Competition
Golden Kite Award
V&A Illustration Awards
World Illustration Award
Cheltenham Illustration Awards
Tapirulan Illustrators Contest
Silent Book Contest 
Don Freeman Grant
SCBWI Art Spot 
Bologna Children’s BookFair – International Award for Illustration
Adobe Awards
Picture This!
The Waterstones Children’s Book Prize
Phoenix Picture Book Award
Carmelite Picture Book Prize
Klaus Fugge Prize
Stratford-Salariya Picture Book Prize
Nami Island Picture Book Illustration Contest
International Compostela Prize for Picture Books
Derwent Art Prize
YCN Student Awards
Oscar’s Book Prize


School of Visual Arts, New York 
The Light Grey Art Lab Iceland 
Millay Colony
Sacatar Brazil 
House of Illustration Illustrator in Residence
Adobe Creative Residency
V&A Museum Residency Programme