JIA Illustration Award 2016
Japan Illustrators' Association hold the contest of illustration every year.
Call for entry "JIA Illustration Award 2016" now!
Anybody can make an entry for this competition.
We do not care if you are a professional illustrator or not.
You can see the winners 2016.
If you can read Japanese, click here.
Information about JIA Illustration Award 2016
The guidance of each prize
|GRAND PRIX||1 artist||Prize money 300,000 yen
|The most superior work in this competition|
|Judge Special prize||1 artist||Prize money 100,000 yen
|The most superior work chosen by the jury|
|Holbein Prize||1 artist||ACRYLA
GOUACHE 102 Colors
Certificate of commendation
|The superior work of the hand drawings|
|Excellent Prize||10 artists||Prize money 20,000 yen
Certificate of commendation
|The superior works in this competition|
|Fine Work Prize||30 artists||Certificate of commendation||Fine works|
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, a solid.|
|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 3 directions, and make them as one set.|
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||Last name_First name_number.jpg (ex. warhol_andy_1.jpg)|
|The entry fee||You have to pay the entry fee from April 1st to june 30th 2016.
You can pay the entry fee via PayPal.
1 image 3,700 yen
|The bank account||
If you can not pay via PayPal, please transfer the entry fee to the following bank accounts.
Japan Illustrators' Association
|Matter of list in the entry form||
Name, mail 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.
|The application period||We accept the entry from April 1st to June 30th.|
|Examination||First : The beginning of July
Second : The end of July
Third : We show the nomination works on this website. (Referendum)
|The announcement of the winning prize work||We inform the prize winners via email directly.
Make sure you can receive the email from .
If you ca not receive the email, we may assume it disqualification.
We do not email to an Also-ran.
And we will upload the images which win a prize to our web site in August.
We exhibit them at a gallery in Octover.
|Prize money and Certificate of commendation||
We send out the prize and certificate of commendation by the end of September.
The winning work is displayed at the JIA exhibition in October.
|Supplementary prize||We place the prize winner into the Japan Illustrators' Association annual book.
(Grand PRIX : twoo pages, Judge special prize and Holbein prize : one page each, Excellent Prize : haf page)
Please check this page abuot Japan Illustrators' Association annual book.
|Privilege||If the winners enroll JIA before a time limit, the enrollment examination and enrollment fee are exempted.
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