The Book Illustration Competition 2017: Winners Gallery

The winner of our competition to illustrate Jane Austen's Mansfield Park

The winner of the Book Illustration Competition 2017 was Darya Shnykina – a student of the Moscow State University of Printing Arts.

Darya was presented with a prestigious commission worth £5,000, to illustrate The Folio Society’s new edition of Jane Austen’s Mansfield Parkby eminent historian Lucy Worsley, during a ceremony at House of Illustration on Thursday 23 February 2017. The edition will be published in October 2017.

The rest of the shortlist, who each received a £500 prize, were announced as Natasa Ilincic (Italy), Katie Ponder (UK), Meizhen Xu (Germany), Alexandru Savescu (Romania) and Pedro Silmon (UK).

We also announced Katie Ponder as the winner of the first ever Visitors’ Choice Award. Thanks to over 1,500 of you who voted.

The Book Illustration Competition is a partnership between The Folio Society and House of Illustration. Details of the 2018 competition will be announced on Tuesday 19 September 2017.

The Winner

Darya Shnykina

The Shortlist

Natasa Ilincic

Katie Ponder

Meizhen Xu

Alexandru Savescu

Pedro Silmon

The Longlist

Marsha Balaeva

Rose Bowskill

Janelle Carbajal

Jessica Cho

Nora Dåsnes

Louise Fricker

Marianna Gefen

Winwen Hu

Julia Konieczna

Kathrin Lang

Rachael Lovatt

Bistra Masseva

Marta Pantaleo

Anna Severynovska

Wen Dee Tan

Sophia Watts

Amree Weaver

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