We’re delighted that two DJCAD Illustration students won prizes in the 2018 Batsford Prize – the theme was ‘Craving Colour’.
Illustration Category Winner: Music Celebration
Lauren Morsley, BDes Illustration, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, University of Dundee
Runner up: Craving Colour
Ruth Martin, Illustration, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, University of Dundee
The Batsford Prize is an annual award for students across the subjects Fine and Applied Art, Fashion, Illustration and Children’s Illustration. New for 2018 was the introduction of an international illustration category, opening up the award for students from the whole world.
The award was judged by industry professionals Anne Kelly, Sara Mulvanny, Clara Vulliamy,Vaughan Grylls, Gemma Williams, Neil Dunnicliffe and Tina Persaud.
The Batsford Prize 2018 winners and runners up were revealed at an event at art supplier Cass Art’s flagship store in Islington, London. The winner of each category received a £500 ($500 for the international category) cash prize and books from Batsford and Pavilion Children’s Books. Applied Art winner Zoe Wenban also received the ‘Cass Art Award’ a further £500 cash prize from Cass Art who were supporting the award for the 3rd year running.