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Our Illustration Competition is BACK!

So Young Illustration Competition Issue Seventeen (Influential Women in Music)

In association with Femme Collective

We are on the lookout for the next great So Young illustrator to bring something new to our pages! We will run quarterly competitions to coincide with each new issue of So Young culminating in several exhibitions at our new space in New Cross, London, where we can have a knees up to celebrate all your hard work.

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Prizes

Winner;

-Winning Illustration published in So Young Issue Seventeen (June) Online and Print Version

-Winning Applicant will have their work featured in an exhibition at our new gallery space in New Cross, London

-Gallery post on Instagram featuring 5 pieces of your work. To our 53k followers.

-£200

-Interview/feature written about winner’s work on the So Young Magazine site.

-1 Year Subscription to So Young

-5 Copies of So Young Issue Seventeen

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Top 3 Entries;

-Top 3 entries will be published in So Young Issue Seventeen (June) Online and Print Version

-Gallery post on Instagram featuring 5 pieces of your work. To our 53k followers.

-1 Year Subscription to So Young

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Top 5 Entries;

-Top 5 entries will be published in So Young Issue Seventeen (June) Online and Print Version

-1 Year Subscription to So Young

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10 Finalists;

-Competition Entry posted on our Instagram. To our 53k followers.

-Top 10 entries will be published in the online version of So Young Issue Seventeen (June)

Print

We will also post and tag a variety of entries on our Instagram throughout the competition!

Judges from Magazines, Galleries and Agencies will select from 10 finalists. These 10 finalists, chosen by So Young, will all have their entries posted on Instagram to our 53k followers.

The top ten will have their entries published in the online version of the next So Young Magazine Issue.

The winner will have their winning entry published in both the print and physical versions of the magazine as well as the above. They will also have their work displayed in a So Young Exhibition at our new gallery space in New Cross, near Goldsmith’s University. They will be one of only four artists exhibited at the show. Additionally the winner will have a feature written about their work on the site.

Deadline for entries is Friday 1st June 2018. Paid for submissions will then be accepted until midnight Sunday (3rd).

So Young Entry - The Big Moon Jack Coles

Eligibility;

Open to all Designers/Illustrators. Students, Graduates and Professionals Worldwide

Entry Fee is £10 per entry image (maximum of three entries per artist) with all proceeds going towards the winners’ exhibition and printing of the magazine.

Brief;

This time around we’re teaming up with Femme Collective to celebrate influential women in music. They’ve helped us select our line-up of singers and musicians to illustrate!

Illustrate a song by, or female members of one of the bands below in any style you prefer… Digital, Collage, pencil drawing, anything… Feel free to feature other band members, however make sure the artist chosen from the list is the focus. Check out our previous issues for inspiration at soyoungmagazine.com

Janis Joplin
Siouxsie Soux
Chrissie Hynde
Savages
Lady Gaga
The Raincoats
Viv Albertine/The Slits
Rowetta (Happy Mondays)
Bjork
The Spice Girls
Kate Bush
Patti Smith
Debbie Harry (Blondie)
Kim Gordon
Stevie Nicks
Kathleen Hanna
Joni Mitchell
Donna Summer
Dolly Parton
Aretha Franklin
Solange
FKA Twigs
Courtney Barnett
Angel Olsen
Chastity Belt

Or any from this selection of contemporary acts previously featured in So Young;

Dream Wife
Tina Halladay (Sheer Mag)
The Big Moon
Girl Ray
Aoife Power (whenyoung)
The Orielles
Ellie Rowsell (Wolf Alice)
Julia Cumming (Sunflower Bean)
Honey Hahs
Hinds
Arrow de Wilde (Starcrawler)
Goat Girl
Rachel Aggs (Shopping)
Izzy B Phillips (Black Honey)
Asha Lorenz (Sorry)
Victoria Ruiz (Downtown Boys)
Luciel Brown (Drahla)

Deadline for entries is Friday 1st June 2018. Paid for submissions will then be accepted until midnight Sunday.

You will receive an application form by email within 48 hours to the email address provided. This will explain how to send your entry/entries to us!

Please send your files as a JPEG or PDF (no files over 10MB) Image should fit within A4 dimensions, portrait or landscape.

Enter here.

Good Luck!

So Young