JIA Illustration Award 2021
Call for entries from April 1 to June 30.
Information about JIA Illustration Award
Information on each award.
The guidance of each prize
|GRAND PRIX||1 artist||Prize money 400,000 yen
|The most superior work in this competition|
|Gold award||1 artist||Prize money 200,000 yen
|The second superior work in this competition|
|Silver award||20 artists||Certificate of commendation
|Excellent work in this competition|
|Bronze award||30 artists||Certificate of commendation
|Fine works in this competition|
Application essential points of this competition
Please read carefully the application requirements below.
|Qualifications||Anyone, professional or amateur, can apply.|
|The genre of the works||You can apply for works of any genre, including hand-painted works, digital works, and three-dimensional works.|
|Conditions of the works that can be applied||They must be original works which have not been used for jobs.
The images you show on your web site are OK.
The limit to the number of entries is 8.
|Hand drawing works||Scan them or take photos and turn them into digital data.|
|Three-dimensional works||Take 3 photos of each work from 3 directions and make them one set.|
|Digital data||Make your works JPEG files, color mode should be RGB.|
|Data size||The width and the heights should be within 2,000 pixels.
|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.
JIA member means a member of Japan Illustrators Association.
|Matter of list in the entry form||
Name / gender / email address / real address / phone number / the title of the works / 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 2 to June 30.|
|Examination||First : The beginning of July
Second : The end of July
|The announcement of the award winning works||We inform the prize winners via email directly.
Make sure you can receive the email from .
If you can not receive the email, we may assume it disqualification.
We do not email to the losers.
Then upload the award winning images to our website in August.
|Prize money and certificate||We will send the crystal seald or certificate by the end of September.
And we pay the prize money via PayPal.
|Supplementary award||In case the winners enroll JIA during the specified period, the enrollment fee and annual membership fee will be exempted.
GRAND PRIX, Gold award,Silver award : Both of the enrollement fee and annual membership will be exempted.
(In case the winner is a JIA member already, the annual membership fee will be exempt from the next renewal. )
Bronze award : Only enrollement fee will be exempted.
An enrollment guide is on this page.
|Copyright||The copyright of the images for this competition belongs to each illustrators.
Japan Illustrators' Association have right to use the copyright of the prize winner.
|Sponsorship||Japan Illustrators' Association
Judge method details
A screening committee will be formed and will be conducted strictly.
Five judges will give points to writers selected from among those who have passed the first screening.
Each prize will be decided in descending order of the number of points earned by each artist.
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2009| |Winners 2010|
|Winners 2011| |Winners 2012| |Winners 2013| |Winners 2014| |Winners 2015| |Winners 2016|
|Winners 2017| |Winners 2018| |Winners 2019| |Winners 2020|