The Association of Illustrators calls applications for the World Illustration Award 2020. However, the awards for 2020 will be judged across ten exciting, refreshed categories that represent the breadth and ambition of work being made globally today. Commissioners value the Awards for identifying current trends and finding undiscovered talent. Moreover, this is a significant opportunity for illustrators for career-boosting exposure through the awards.
The incumbent will have the following opportunity
- Their work will be featured in a printed full-color catalog, which is distributed to commissioners worldwide.
Similarly, their work will also be featured in a two-week-long showcase at a central London arts venue in October 2020.
- Also, the opportunity to attend the Awards Evening in October 2020, a highlight of the illustration industry event calendar.
- Exclusive discount on AOI membership for one year as well as receive a digital badge for their website and social media.
- Furthermore, s/he will receive incredible exposure across our digital and real-world networks; the WIA is also a proven platform for illustrators to consolidate and expand networks.
Illustrators, commissioners, agents, as well as tutors, are invited to submit work created, commissioned or published since January 2019, until the deadline into the ten categories of the Awards. Basically, every entry is reviewed by an independent judge. Furthermore, entries need to be made via the online application form into one of the ten categories.
The ten categories are:
- Alternative Publishing
- Book Covers
- Children’s Publishing
- Commercial Publishing
- Design, Product & Packaging
- Science & Technology
- Site Specific
- Call for Entries open from December 2019 until 18 February 2020 (end of calendar day wherever you are)
- Judging: March 2020
- Longlist notification: April/May 2020
- Shortlist announcement: June 2020
- Showcase, Awards Evening, and Events Programme: 21 Oct – 1 Nov 2020 showcase and celebration, London
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