Street Child Charity World Cup

Tim Vyner has created reportage images from the Street Child United World Cup “It’s been incredibly vibrant from start to finish and it’s been fantastic to see sport and art changing the lives of so many people.”

The challenges of illustration-led animation

The AOI are aware of the challenges of licensing illustration-led animation images for additional uses. Chris Page of Jelly London lays down some important pointers on this practice.

AOI in Seoul

The AOI takes World Illustration Awards and Jack Sachs to Korea with vibrant programme of events

The Australian government is intending to revise their copyright laws and have issued a consultation paper on copyright modernisation, which AOI has responded to.

Pictoplasma Secret Sidekick Challenge

Pictoplasma, the festival of character design and art, invites all global youth (aged 18—24) to augment the banality of everyday by giving a face to their imaginary friends and secret sidekicks.

Price It Right – Pricing basics

We’ve created resources for the Price It Right campaign which supports illustrators and commissioners to be confident in pricing illustration. First up is Pricing Basics.

V&A Illustration Awards winners 2018

Exhibited until June, the winners of the prestigious V&A Illustration Awards, have been awarded their prizes. In his acceptence speech, overall award winner John Vernon Lord called out for the arts to stop being stripped from the UK’s school curriculum.

London Book Fair 2018

With an increased focus on illustration, the Illustrators’ Gallery at the Fair showcased work to the international publishing community. We get top tips from those who exhibited for making the most of the Fair – “Don’t be afraid to approach people!”

Price It Right campaign

Price It Right is a campaign for the whole industry which the AOI launched in partnership with the European Illustrators Forum in March 2018.

WIA2017 tour opens at Roe Valley

10 March – 7 April
Admission Free

Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre

We are delighted for the World Illustration Awards to once again be hosted in Northern Ireland.

The Lauren Child Poetry Illustration Prize

In partnership with the House of Illustration and the Betjeman Poetry Prize, Lauren Child, Waterstones Children’s Laureate 2017-2019, announces an international illustration competition for illustrators aged 18 – 25.

AOI in Partnership with Seoul Illustration Fair 2018

We are super excited to continue our partnership with the Seoul Illustration Fair for 2018! Taking place 26-29th of July at the COEX centre Seoul, THESIF is one of the world’s largest illustration fairs with over 800 stalls and 64000 visitors.

CILIP Kate Greenaway Medals Longlist

The longlist for the prestigious CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal has been published. Celebrating the best in children’s illustration, the Medal is unique in being judged by children’s librarians.