The AOI and Artificial Intelligence

February 2023 Advancements in Artificial Intelligence (AI) text-to-image generating platforms are raising significant concerns for illustrators and the wider creative community. The platforms commercialising text-to-image generation emerged in 2022 and..

What’s new for WIA2023?

As well as our new branding, we have made some updates to the World Illustration Awards, introducing some new categories, sponsors, prizes and an early bird offer on entry fees…

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..

AOI X Harriet Noble

The AOI are thrilled to introduce our new branding illustrations, created by illustrator Harriet Noble!

WIA2022 Longlist Highlights: New Talent AOI Members

This highlights list celebrates our New Talent AOI Members longlisted for WIA2022. New Talent illustrators including recent graduates and current students. See the wealth of upcoming illustration talent that has..

Children’s Laureate – Joseph Coelho

Joseph Coelho, award-winning performance poet, playwright and children’s author, has this week been crowned the Waterstones Children’s Laureate 2022 – 2024.

WIA2022 Longlist announcements

The judges have made their decisions, and we are delighted to announce the 500-strong longlist for this year’s World Illustration Awards competition. This year we will announce the longlist by category..

Pictoplasma 2022 Berlin Conference

This September, the 18th Pictoplasma Berlin Conference presents an all new selection of inspiring creative speakers and events focused on the theme of Communities.