Watch the WIA2022 Awards Announcements!

The AOI, in partnership with the Directory of Illustration, is delighted to announce the World Illustration Awards 2022 winners, including 20 Category Winners, 20 Highly Commended projects, four Cross-Category Award..

Alé Mercado and the AOI Mid-Career Residency

Back in early 2020 we awarded the first AOI Mid-Career Residency to illustrator Alé Mercado. After nearly 3 years of wait, Alé finally took part in this much awaited opportunity. Read all about it! Photograph by Verena Weiss.

Behind the scenes: Fashion Illustration – Championing Sustainability & Diversity

We chat to Fashion Illustrators, Montana Forbes and Joanna Layla who will be part of the upcoming online event Industry Insight: Fashion Illustration on 20th September. They share their thoughts and experiences as collaborators, fashion illustrators, their insights on making the best of London Fashion Week 2022, whilst maintaining a clear passion for sustainability and diversity.

Transferable Skills for Illustrators

Whether you are just starting out as an illustrator, are a mid-careerist, it’s important to maintain a well balanced and skilled freelance lifestyle between your creative and business sides.

10 UK Illustration Graduates to Watch in 2022

We are in awe of the playful, thoughtful and powerful work that this year’s illustration graduates have produced. In this feature, we celebrate 10 inspiring up-an-coming illustrators who captured our attention.