Meet The Judges...
Casting a creative eye over this year’s applications will be a stellar judging panel made up of some of the UK’s leading figures in the world of illustration and graphic arts. Step forward the almighty…
Camille is a pioneering print designer, art director and interior designer, living inEast London. Her signature tribal pop designs can be seen on façades spanning London, New York and Paris. Camille's insatiable geometric patterns and bold colour palette have caught the eye of clients such as Nintendo, XOYO, Koppaberg, Bompas & Parr, Darkroom, Barbican Festival, Facebook and Urban Outfitters.
Malika is a French illustrator and creative director based in London. Her unmistakable bold and minimal style has established her as one of the UK’s most sought after graphic designers. Her client list includes The New Yorker, Vogue, BAFTA, Sephora and Penguin Books.
Helen Parker - Head of Illustration at Blink Art
Blint Art is a creative agency representing some of the biggest names in illustration - Craig & Karl, Chrissie Abbott, Robert Hunter and Pate, to name just a few. Helen is always on the hunt for new talent. She has launched five new artists with Blint Art this year and has two more exciting signings in the pipeline. Watch this space…
RACHEL WILLIAMS - CO-FOUNDER & PUBLISHER AT WIDE EYED EDITIONS
Wide Eyed Editions is a new non-fiction imprint of The Quarto Group, publishing non-fiction for children and Founded by Rachel Williams with editor Jenny Broom, Wide Eyed Editions works with some of the most talented authors and illustrators of today. Launching globally in 2015, Wide Eyed publishes up to 25 titles per year, for ages 2 – 12 years.
Colin McKenzie - Director of House of Illustration
House of Illustration is the UK’s only public gallery dedicated to illustration. Colin joined House of Illustration in June 2014. Before this he spent 7 years as Director of Charleston, Bloomsbury House Museum in Sussex and another 12 years as Development Director to the National Gallery.