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Announcement: Our Illustration Competition is BACK!

We are on the lookout for the next great So Young illustrator to bring something new to our pages! We will run quarterly Illustration 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. The competition is open now and you can enter here.

1 David Bowie by Carlin Diaz

Above: David Bowie by Carlin Diaz (Previous Winner)

Prizes

Winner;

Winning Illustration published in So Young Issue Sixteen (March) 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 50k followers.

£200 Cash Prize

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 Sixteen

SY Aysha Tengiz and Valat Ampavat

Above: Comp entries of David Bowie by Aysha Tengiz & King Krule by Valat Ampavat in Issue Fifteen

Top 3 Entries;

Top 3 entries will be published in So Young Issue Sixteen (March) Online and Print Version

Gallery post on Instagram featuring 5 pieces of your work. To our 50k followers.

1 Year Subscription to So Young

Top 5 Entries;

Top 5 entries will be published in So Young Issue Sixteen (March) Online and Print Version

1 Year Subscription to So Young

10 Finalists;

1 Year Subscription to So Young

Competition Entry posted on our Instagram. To our 50k followers.

Top 10 entries will be published in the online version of So Young Issue Sixteen (March)

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

 https://www.instagram.com/soyoungmagazine/

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 50k 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.

SY Chiara Dal Maso and Esther Lara

Above: Comp entries of Sleaford Mods by Chiara Dal Maso & The Lemon Twigs by Esther Lara

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;

Illustrate a song by, or members of one of the bands below in any style you prefer… Digital, Collage, pencil drawing, anything… Check out our previous issues for inspiration at www.soyoungmagazine.com

Patti Smith

Baxter Dury

Don Letts

Janis Joplin

The Vaccines

Nirvana

Iggy Pop

The Beatles (Band or as Individuals)

B.B. King

Siouxsie Soux

Wolf Alice

Joy Division

T-Rex

Fat White Family

Sunflower Bean

Chilli Jesson (Crewel Intentions/Palma Violets)

Sleaford Mods

The Big Moon

Chrissie Hynde

Happy Mondays

The Smiths

Savages

Talking Heads

The Raincoats

Goat Girl

Peace

Mystery Jets

Sex Pistols

Blondie

Sheer Mag

Chuck Berry

Or any band previously featured in So Young!!!

Deadline for entries is Friday 23rd February 2018

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.

GOOD LUCK

Enter here.

Posted on 07 Jan 2018.