JIA Illustration Award 2018

    JIA Illustration Award 2018
     Category:  Illustration
     Deadline:  June 30, 2018  (expired!)
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    Organised by Japan Illustrators’ Association, the most popular organisation of professional illustrators in Japan, the Illustration Award is held annually since 2000, drawing thousands of professional and amateur talents worldwide.

    There are no themes.

    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, up to 1MB for each work.

    The copyright of the images remains with the authors.

    Entry fees:

    • 1 image: 3,700 yen (approx. 35 USD)
    • 2 images: 6,900 yen (approx. 65 USD)
    • 3 images: 10,100 yen (approx. 95 USD)
    • 4 images: 13,300 yen (approx. 125 USD)
    • 5 images: 16,500 yen (approx. 155 USD)


    Open to anyone worldwide.


    Grand Prix: 300,000 yen (approx. 2,825 USD)
    Judge’s Special Prize: 100,000 yen (approx. 942 USD)
    Holbein Prize: Acryla Gouache 102 Colors
    Excellent Prize (10): 20,000 yen each (approx. 188 USD)
    Fine Work Prize (30): Certificate of commendation

    Moreover, the prize winners will appear in the Japan Illustrators’ Association annual book.

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