JIA Illustration Award 2024

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JIA Illustration Award 2024

JIA Illustration Award 2024 now is over!

JIA Illustration Award 2024: JIA Illustration Award, organised by Japan Illustrators’ Association, the most popular organization of professional illustrators in Japan is accepting entries in its 2024 edition, inviting all illustrators from all over the world to participate.

Short description

The JIA Illustration Award 2024, an international competition organised by Japan Illustrators’ Association, the most popular organisation of professional illustrators in Japan, has been recently opened for entries accepting applications from around the world.

This Illustration Award is held annually since 2000, drawing thousands of professional and amateur talents worldwide.

The competition serves as a significant platform for artists to gain international exposure and recognition in the field of illustration.

There are no themes and you can apply for works of any genre, including hand-painted works, digital works, and three-dimensional works.

The copyright of the images remains with the authors.

The winning works will be exhibited at the "JIA Illustration Award winning works exhibition" in China.

Submission requirements:

All entries must be the original work of the entrant, and you may submit a maximum of 5 illustrations. Images must be in electronic format (JPEG files). The width and the heights should be within 2,000 pixels.

If your work is hand drawing works you need to scan them or take photos and turn them into digital data. If your work is three-dimensional works you can take 3 photos of each work from 3 directions and make them one set.

Who may enter?

The JIA Illustration Award is open to anyone worldwide.

Prize:

The Grand Prix winner will receive 500,000 yen, while the Gold and Platinum Award winners receive 200,000 yen and 100,000 yen, respectively. Twenty artists will be honored with the Silver Award, and thirty with the Bronze Award, all of whom receive digital certificates and supplementary prizes. The winners also benefit from waived membership fees for the Japan Illustrators’ Association, providing them with ongoing support and resources. Overall, the JIA Illustration Award not only celebrates artistic excellence but also fosters the professional growth of illustrators worldwide.

The winning works will be exhibited at the "JIA Illustration Award winning works exhibition" in Beijing (China).

Entry fees:

Entry fee starts from 5,000 YEN for one illustration and that's approx. 30 USD.

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