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World Illustration Awards 2021

World Illustration Awards 2021

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Applications call for World Illustration Awards 2021. Moreover, the World Illustration Awards showcase the great work being made by illustrators all over the world today. In 2021, the award will especially celebrate the resilience of illustrators and the industry, particularly during the COVID-19 Pandemic.


Altogether, the World Illustration Awards 2021 has ten categories

  • Advertising
  • Book Covers
  • Commercial Publishing
  • Children’s Publishing
  • Design, Product & Packaging
  • Editorial
  • Exploration
  • Science & Technology
  • Site Specific

Awards for WIA2021

The World Illustration Awards 2021 has various prizes of each award categories including cash prizes of £2,000 for the Overall Professional Winner and £1,000 for the Overall New Talent Winner.

Special Awards Categories 

  • Pro Overall Winner
  • New Talent Overall Winner
  • Pro Category Winner
  • New Talent Category Winner
  • Highly Commended Pro
  • New Talent Commended Pro

Cross-Category Awards

  • AOI Member Award
  • DI Award
  • Innovation Award
  • SAA Award

Who can enter?

Work can be entered by either:

  • Illustrators, including collectives, entering their own work
  • A third party such as a commissioner (entering work they have commissioned from an illustrator), agent (a representative of the illustrator) or tutor (for example a University lecturer or supervisor) where they have the permission of the illustrator to do so.


Entries can be submitted in the following formats:

  • Single image: Single still image (one hero lead image)
  • Single gif: Single animated gif (one hero lead animated gif)
  • Single animation: Single animation URL (one hero lead still image and one direct Vimeo or YouTube link)
  • Multiple images: Multiple still images (one hero lead image plus up to four additional images belonging to the same project)
  • Multiple gifs: Multiple animated gifs (one hero lead animated gif plus up to four animated gifs belonging to the same project)
  • Multiple animations: Multiple animation URLs (one still or animated gif hero lead image and up to four direct Vimeo or YouTube links)
  • Multiple combinations: Any combination of still images, animated gifs and animation URLs (one hero lead image or animated gif, and up to four additional images, gifs or animation links in any combination)

Terms and Conditions 


Type of Opportunity Competitions and Awards
Deadline15 February,2021
Open toAll
OrganizerAssociation of Illustrators



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