JIA Illustration Award 2018
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
|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 best work among hand-drawn works|
|Excellent Prize||10 artists||Prize money 20,000 yen
Certificate of commendation
|The superior works among this competition|
|Fine Work Prize||30 artists||Certificate of commendation
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.|
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.
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 / 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.
|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 .
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.
|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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