Cover Design Competition by Oxford University Press - British Journal of Aesthetics

on 5th May, 2013 at 6:25 AM CEST

DEADLINE: 15 June 2013  

ELIGIBILITY: The competition is open to students enrolled as of 30th January 2013 in full-time undergraduate or graduate courses at art and design schools or in fine art/design departments in any country.  

WHAT’S IN IT FOR ME:awesome prizes, including a trip to Google for the students and their professor        


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS The image must be an original, unpublished work that does not contain, incorporate or otherwise use any content, material or element that is owned by a third party or violates a third party’s intellectual property rights, including but not limited to the law of copyright or trade marks. It must not be subject to any third party rights or agreement which may require the BJA or OUP to seek permission from or pay any sum of money to any person or entity as a result of its use. By submitting an entry in the competition, each entrant represents and warrants that his or her image meets these criteria.


Entries to the competition must be submitted by email to: bjacover@queens.ox.ac.uk. Entrants should submit a .jpeg or .tiff file containing their image, as well as a .jpeg or .pdf file of the cover design incorporating their image. 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 30 January 2012, together with the entrant’s contact details. The closing date is 15 June 2012. Entries which do not meet the entry requirements and entries which are received after the closing date will not be considered.      



a) Shortlisted designs will be displayed on the BJA website.

b) The winning design will be used on the cover of the October 2013 issue of the BJA. The issue will carry a half-page about the winner and his or her work.

c) 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.    


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