The Awards are open to professional and new talent illustrators living and working in any country.
Four Cross-Category Awards, such as the SAA Award for an unrepresented Student, The Directory of Illustration (DI) Award for a professional artist and the AOI Award for the best member entry will also be announced then. There is a new Innovation Award in 2020 celebrating the most ambitious, experimental work. The two Overall Winners will be awarded cash prizes totalling £3,000. Category Winners enjoy in-kind benefits, as well as the coveted WIA trophies.
All shortlisted entrants will be presented in a digital and print publication sent to commissioners worldwide and available for sale. Shortlisted entries will also be presented in a new look exhibition, as part of the
There will be a new programme of talks and events alongside a showcase of all