The competition attracted more than 1500 entries, and work by 83 artists has been selected for the Images 36 exhibition at London’s Somerset House.
Now the overall winners have been chosen, with awards going to the likes of Brian Grimwood, Lizzie Mary Cullen and Rod Hunt.
The judging panel featured illustrators Noma Bar and David Foldvari, as well as Hat-Trick creative director Gareth Howat.
The winners are:
Gold: Ruth Hydes for Smithfield Market
Silver: Steve Simpson for Winter Wonderland
Bronze: Andy Smith for The Big Fish Fight
Gold: Rod Hunt for Looking for Transwonderland Adventures in Nigeria
Silver: Jonathan Burton for Lucky Jim
Bronze: Brian Grimwood for Jessica D’este
Gold: Richard Johnson for The Wild Wood
Silver: Kristyna Litten for Returning Spring
Bronze: Adam Graff for Toy Hospital
Gold: Lizzie Mary Cullen for Lightwells at Somerset House
Silver: Barry Croucher for Hadrian’s Wall
Bronze: Andy Smith for Finish What You Start
Gold: Stephen Collins for Crabs
Silver: Stuart McReath for Ofsted Narrows the Gap
Bronze: Daniel Pudles for Songwriter Shot Dead
Gold: Steve May for Anger
Gold: Olaf Hajek for African Beauty
Silver: Nicola Robinson for Downtown
Bronze: Louise Weir for Afternoon Nap
Gold: Emma Haines for Gallop
Silver: Artemis Evlogimenou for First Day on a Spaceship
Bronze: Lauren Gentry for Running on Time.
All the winners, as well as selected other works, will be on display at the Images 36 exhibition at Somerset House, Strand, London WC2, until 28 October. The exhibition will then tour.