Each year, during the annual Degree Shows, around thirty RCA Society members see all the degree shows and put forward nominations for the “RCA Society and Thames & Hudson Art book Prize”. This year the selectioncriteria was again for work that shows “exceptional skill and innovation in a particular discipline, as well as being critical and challenging across the area of art and design”.
The RCA Society together with Thames & Hudson Art Book Publishers awards a prize with a total value of £3500 to 24 graduating students of the Royal College of Art. Each individual prize is £150 worth of books of a winners own choice from T&H publications. This year 24 individual prizes were, again, awarded – representing one prize for each discipline practised in the College. The criteria for selection is for ‘work that is innovative and challenges the boundaries of art and design”.