Deadline: 16 January 2017
The Book Illustration Competition (BIC) returns this September, giving illustrators (both student and professional) the opportunity to win an exclusive commission from The Folio Society to illustrate the Jane Austen classic, Mansfield Park. A partnership between The Folio Society and House of Illustration, this year’s BIC will be open for entries from 8 September 2016 until 16 January 2017.
Now in its seventh year, BIC 2017 provides a fresh new challenge, requiring entrants to create the Mansfield Park binding in keeping with the four Jane Austen titles already published in this series by The Folio Society. The winner of the 2017 competition will be revealed at an exclusive ceremony at House of Illustration in February 2017, and will receive the prestigious commission worth £5,000. Five prizes of £500 each will be presented to the other shortlisted entries and three of the prize-winners must be students.