Cover Design Competition 2016 for British Journal of Aesthetics

Cover Design Competition 2016 for British Journal of Aesthetics

Last date to apply

October 24, 2015

About Cover Design Competition 2016 for British Journal of Aesthetics

  • The British Journal of Aesthetics (BJA) conducts competition each year for candidates pursuing full-time undergraduate or graduate courses at art and design schools or in fine art/design departments in any country.
  • The Interested candidates will have to design a cover for the journal, which is published by Oxford University Press (OUP), both in print and online.
  • The overall cover design includes an image, generally a black & white photograph of a sculpture or a detail from a print.
  • The specific brief for this year’s competition is to design a cover on the theme ‘Art in the digital age'. 
  • Deadline: October 24, 2015

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Cover Design Competition 2016 for British Journal of Aesthetics Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region Global
Class/ Age Open to those enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate course at an art school 
Details
  • Nationality: People of all Nationalities are eligible to participate
  • Academic Qualification: The candidate should be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate courses at art and design schools or in fine art/design departments in any country

Cover Design Competition 2016 for British Journal of Aesthetics Reward

British Journal of Aesthetics Design A Cover Reward

  • Shortlisted designs will be displayed on the BJA website
  • The winner will receive 5 printed copies of the issue featuring their design, and will also be invited to choose £150-worth of books published by OUP, free of charge

Cover Design Competition 2016 for British Journal of Aesthetics Application form and Process

British Journal of Aesthetics Design A Cover Application Process

Entries to the competition must be submitted by email to: bjacover@queens.ox.ac.uk. 

All entries must be accompanied by a .pdf containing a scanned letter, signed by the entrant, stating details of the course on which he or she was enrolled on January 30,  2015, together with the entrant’s contact details. 

Specifications of the Entries

  • Format for Image: .jpeg or .tiff
  • Format for Cover Design: .jpeg or .pdf 
  • Resolution: The resolution of the image must be at least 300dpi
  • Colour: There is no restriction on the use of colour.

Cover Design Competition 2016 for British Journal of Aesthetics Selection Process

British Journal of Aesthetics Design A Cover Selection Process

  • Each entry will be judged by a panel of judges consisting of the Editors of the BJA, the Publisher of OUP’s philosophy journals, Sarah Scutts, and the distinguished graphic designer John Morgan. Decisions and rulings of the judges are final and binding.
  • The judges’ decisions will be final and no correspondence will be entered into in relation to their decisions or the competition.
  • The winner and runners-up will be notified by email in November 2015.

Cover Design Competition 2016 for British Journal of Aesthetics Address

Journals Customer Service Department
Oxford University Press
Great Clarendon Street
Oxford OX2 6DP

Cover Design Competition 2016 for British Journal of Aesthetics Contact Details

Tel: + 44 (0)1865 353907
Fax: + 44 (0)1865 353485

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