Best of British Illustration winners

The Association of Illustrators has announced the overall winners of its Images 36: Best of British Illustration competition.

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:

Advertising

Ruth Hydes

Source: Robert Chadwick

Ruth Hydes

Gold: Ruth Hydes for Smithfield Market

Silver: Steve Simpson for Winter Wonderland

Bronze: Andy Smith for The Big Fish Fight

Books

Looking for Transwonderland Adventures in Nigeria, by Rod Hunt
Looking for Transwonderland Adventures in Nigeria, by Rod Hunt

Gold: Rod Hunt for Looking for Transwonderland Adventures in Nigeria

Silver: Jonathan Burton for Lucky Jim

Bronze: Brian Grimwood for Jessica D’este

Children’s Books

The Wild Wood, by Richard Johnson
The Wild Wood, by Richard Johnson

Gold: Richard Johnson for The Wild Wood

Silver: Kristyna Litten for Returning Spring

Bronze: Adam Graff for Toy Hospital

Design

Lizzie Mary Cullen

Source: Robert Chadwick

Lizzie Mary Cullen

Gold: Lizzie Mary Cullen for Lightwells at Somerset House

Silver: Barry Croucher for Hadrian’s Wall

Bronze: Andy Smith for Finish What You Start

Editorial

Crabs, by Stephen Collins
Crabs, by Stephen Collins

Gold: Stephen Collins for Crabs

Silver: Stuart McReath for Ofsted Narrows the Gap

Bronze: Daniel Pudles for Songwriter Shot Dead

New Media

Steve May

Source: Robert Chadwick

Steve May

Gold: Steve May for Anger

Self-promotion

African Beauty, by Olaf Hajek
African Beauty, by Olaf Hajek

Gold: Olaf Hajek for African Beauty

Silver: Nicola Robinson for Downtown

Bronze: Louise Weir for Afternoon Nap

New Talent

Emma Haines

Source: Robert Chadwick

Emma Haines

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.

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