The stArt Award is the international illustration competition for up-and-coming illustrators.
Since 2006 more then 1.000 illustrators took part and made illustrations within a theme.
The best works were published in the BoekieBoekie: a magazine for children.
Dreaming of a career as children’s book illustrator? Join the stArt Award!
You can register here.
We’re looking forward to see your work!
If you are working as a professional illustrator more than 5 years, you are not considered a debutant and are not eligible to enter the competition.
Joining the stArt Award will give your career as illustrator a boost. You make a change that your artwork will be published in the BoekieBoekie annual. And if you’re the winner or one of the
nominees your illustrations will also be promoted on social media and presented at international book fairs and festivals .
Yes, to join the stArt Award you have to pay a registration fee.
In the wehshop you will find the exact entry costs.
With the benefits we can organize this competition for up-and-coming illustrators and promote their work.
The artwork of the winners and the nominees will get a place of honor in the BoekieBoekie annual and will receive a certificate.
The stArt Award winner will receive a € 750 and the winner of the children’s jury € 500.
You have to provide a minimum of 5 illustrations, which you present as a mini-edition of BoekieBoekie.
After registration you will receive two PDF-files: one with the texts to illustrate and one with pratical information & inspiration.