World Illustration Awards 2021

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World Illustration Awards 2021

World Illustration Awards 2021 now is over!

World Illustration Awards 2021: The World Illustration Awards, recognised as the most prestigious illustration awards globally organised by (AIO) Association of Illustrators has been recently opened for entries in its 2021 edition.

Short description

The AOI World Illustration Awards, the most comprehensive and significant award and illustration competition in the UK organised by (AIO) Association of Illustrators in partnership with USA-based Directory of Illustration, has been recently opened for entries for 2021.

The World Illustration Awards promotes exceptional work by illustrators and presents illustration as a major force in global visual culture.

Submission requirements:

The Awards are international and open worldwide to illustrators working across all sectors and in any medium. Work entered for the competition must have been created or published after 1 January 2020. Entrants can submit as many entries as they choose and in as many different categories as they feel is appropriate.

Evaluation Criteria:

Organiser are looking for work which is:

Technically excellent,
Communicates its idea or message brilliantly,
Explores illustration as an artform

Who may enter?

This competitopn is open worldwide to illustrators over the age of 18.


2,000 GBP for the Overall Professional Winner
1,000 GBP for the Overall New Talent Winner

Moreover, the Overall Professional Winner will also receive a two-page marketing package in the Directory of Illustration, including a 100-image professional portfolio.

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