JIA Illustration Award 2018

Japan Illustrators' Association call for entries "JIA Illustration Award 2018".
You can see the winners 2018.
If you can read Japanese, click here.

Information about JIA Illustration Award

Please read the following application requirements carefully and apply.

The guidance of each prize

GRAND PRIX 1 artist Prize money 300,000 yen
Crystal shield
Supplementary prize
The most superior work in this competition
Judge Special Prize 1 artist Prize money 100,000 yen
Crystal shield
Supplementary prize
The most superior work chosen by the jury
Holbein Prize 1 artist ACRYLA GOUACHE 102 Colors
Certificate of commendation
Supplementary prize
The best work among hand-drawn works
Excellent Prize 10 artists Prize money 20,000 yen
Certificate of commendation
Supplementary prize
The superior works among this competition
Fine Work Prize 30 artists Certificate of commendation
Supplementary prize
Fine works

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Application essential points of this competition

Qualifications Anyone can apply regardless of a professional illustrator or not.
The genre of the works We do not ask it the genres such as a freehand drawing, CG, 3D work.
The condition of the works which you can apply They must be original works which have not used for business.
The images you show on your web site are OK.
There is no limit to the number of entries.
Hand drawing works Scan them or take photographs, and please make it digital data.
Three-dimensional works Take three photographs of each work from three directions, and make them as one set.
Digital data

Make your works to JPEG files, color mode should be RGB.

Data size The width and the heights should be within 2,000 pixels, up to 1MB for each work.
If the size is bigger than 1MB, please compress it when you make JPEG file.
The name of the files First name_Last name_number.jpg (ex. andy_warhol_1.jpg)
The entry fee You have to pay the entry fee from April 1st to June 30th.


You can pay the entry fee via PayPal.
We recommend to pay via PayPal, as the fee of banks is expensive.
The name of the person in charge is "Takahiro Kanie" and the mail address is info.
In case you pay via PayPal, the entry fee is 3,700 yen for the first piece, and 3,200 yen for each from the second piece include the remittance fee.

1 image 3,700 yen
2 images 6,900 yen
3 images 10,100 yen
4 images 13,300 yen
5 images 16,500 yen
6 images 19,700 yen
7 images 22,900 ye
8 images 26,100 yen
9 images 29,300 yen
10 images 32,500 yen

The bank account

If you can not pay via PayPal, please transfer the entry fee to the following bank accounts.
In case you transfer it to the bank account, the entry fee is 6,000 yen for the first piece, and 3,000 yen from the second piece include the remittance fee of bank.

Japan Illustrators' Association
Saving Account 329-1668075

Matter of list in the entry form

Name / gender / email address / address / phone number / the title of the images / used art supplies or application soft / how you pay the entry fee / etc.

How to send your works Attach your works to the entry form.
If you can not send them via entry form, you can make entry by email.
Write "the matter of list in the entry form" into your email, and attach your works, and send them to the following email address. email address
The application period We accept the entry from April 1st to June 30th.
Examination First : The beginning of July
Second : The end of July
The announcement of the winning prize work We inform the prize winners via email directly.
Make sure you can receive the email from email address.
If you ca not receive the email, we may assume it disqualification.
We do not email to the losers.
And we will upload the images which win a prize to our web site in August.
Prize money and Certificate of commendation

We send out the prize and certificate of commendation by the end of September.
And we pay the prize money via PayPal.

Supplementary prize The winners can post their works to the book "100 illustrators most attractive in the world".
Grand PRIX : double page spread
Judge special prize : double page spread
Holbein prize : double page spread
Excellent Prize : double page spread
Fine Work prize : one page)
However, only those who are members of the Japan Illustrator Association when they apply to post on this book.
Please check this page abuot the book.
Privilege If the winners enroll JIA before a time limit, the enrollment examination and enrollment fee are exempted.
They have to pat the annual membership fee.
An enrollment guide is on this page.
Copyright The copyright of the images for this exhibition belongs to the illustrator.
Japan Illustrators' Association have right to show the prize winner.
Sponsorship Japan Illustrators' Association
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open form (Validity from April 1 to June 30)

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