On 5 October the AOI presented our World Illustration Awards 2015 awards evening. The night was a great success, held in Somerst House’s Seamans Hall, with the gallery next door holding the WIA exhibition.
Guests included illustrators, agents, press and commissoners. AOI Chairman Andrew Coningsby introduced the evening followed by AOI Patron, Marion Deuchars, presenting the 16 awards. Last year’s professional winner, illustrator and educator, Geoff Grandfield, presented the two overall winners.
Jessica Bromley Bartram was awarded New Talent overall winner
Olivier Kugler was chosen as the overall Professional Winner