World Illustration Awards at THESIF: The Seoul Illustration Fair 2017

20 July – 23 July 2017
COEX Hall D, Seoul, South Korea


We are pleased to announce that the World Illustration Awards will tour internationally for the first time this year, and we will kickstart the tour at one of the hottest Illustration Fairs in the East: The Seoul Illustration Fair 2017 (THESIF).

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Welcoming over 250 participating artists from all over the world and 37000 visitors in last year’s edition, THESIF is one of the biggest professional fairs in the illustration industry in South Korea. Bursting with high quality graphic work of all styles and mediums, it’s the perfect hub to discover and get inspired by work showcased not only by professionals but also by emerging talent.


The AOI will not only bring the World Illustration Awards exhibition over to South Korea, but we will also participate as International partners and become a part of the fair’s many activities, all to be announced soon!

For more information please visit THESIF’s website, and follow us over on twitter, facebook and instagram to keep in touch about all future AOI communications.

We welcome proposals to keep showing the World Illustration Awards in more exciting destinations around the globe! If you are interested to host the exhibition, please contact Sabine at [email protected].

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