Bridgeman Studio Award 2016

We are excited to announce the third annual Bridgeman Studio Award to uncover the best and new contemporary artists in the world.





Call for entries: Bridgeman Studio Award 2016 (#BSA2016)

Artists, get ready to win an incredible prize. Enter our competition and you could win a £1,000 commission to design the front cover of award-winning author Rosie Garland’s next title, published by The Borough Press, an imprint of HarperCollins. 

Bridgeman Studio continues to make great strides in sourcing and nurturing the best contemporary creative talent for image licensing. To celebrate this, we have put together a stellar line-up of judges that include Rosie Garland (author), Claire Ward (Creative Director Harper Collins Fiction & Non fiction), Suzie Doore (Publishing Director, Borough Press), Victoria Bridgeman (CEO), Patrick Burgoyne (Editor - Creative Review) and Lucy Baxter (Commercial Director -



Competition Details

We want to see your images representing the theme of NIGHT.

To enter, submit up to five digital images of artwork you have created on this theme.

We will be looking for high-quality, digital images which sum up aspects of the night. Go outside and let your imagination run wild. What does the night mean to you? From a literal to a typographic or abstract representation, we’re looking for fresh perspectives.

A range of media is encouraged including painting, fine art photography, printmaking, illustration and graphic worksPlease note that we are not looking for stock photography.

The winner of the Bridgeman Studio Award 2016 will then be given the brief to create the base art for the cover of Rosie Garland’s next novel. The artist will not be expected to create the typography and layout unless this is agreed based on the work entered for the competition.


Competition ends 30th June 2016

Please fill out and return the Studio Award Entry Form 



£1000 commission to design the cover of best-selling author Rosie Garland's new novel. 
3 Runner-up Prizes
We will also choose three runner-up prizes and give away a £50 voucher and a selection of HarperCollins books.

Experts licensing to all industries

Bridgeman is the worlds leading supplier of rights managed art. The skilled team of experts guide clients through all copyright and licensing in areas such as publishing, advertising, editorial, products, digital and much more. Bridgeman Images has 42 years experience working with the world’s finest artists, museums and collections whilst Bridgeman Studio is the contemporary platform that elevates up and coming artists on to the world stage.


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