Call for applications 2018

Thank you to everyone who applied to be our fifth Illustrator in Residence. Applications are now closed.

We are looking for an innovative illustrator, graphic artist or collective to create an ambitious body of work that inspires our visitors and challenges public opinion about what illustration can be. Our resident will respond creatively to House of Illustration and will take an active part in our work from 1 September 2018 – 28 February 2019. Thank you to everyone who applied.

Applications are currently being considered by:

Olivia Ahmad – Curator, House of Illustration
Christy Burdock – Illustrator in Residence 2017
Sarah Dawood – Deputy Editor, Design Week

Successful applicants will be invited for interview on 23 July 2018.
The residency will begin on 1 September 2018.

The deadline for applications was 5pm (BST) on 1 July 2018. Please note that our application inbox is now closed and submissions received after this time and date will not be accepted under any circumstances.

Answers to frequently asked questions about the residency are available here.

House of Illustration’s annual Illustrator in Residence Programme is made possible through generous support from the Barbara and Philip Denny Trust.