WIA2022 – open for entries!

In partnership with the USA-based Directory of Illustration, we are delighted to announce that the World Illustration Awards 2022 are now open for entries until 14 February 2022. This year..

AOI Announces New CEO

Rachel Hill, the AOI’s Membership Director has been appointed as the new CEO for The AOI following Ren Renwick’s resignation. Rachel brings with her a wealth of experience in illustration,..

Unfortunately, illustrators are increasingly being asked to sign away their copyright, with more commissioners asking for a copyright assignment as part of their contracts instead of licensing. Agreeing to copyright assignments..

Eileen Browne’s Choice

Author and Illustrator Eileen shares a newly updated list, which compiles children’s books promoting Diversity and Inclusivity.

Varoom 42: Activity, Essence and Spirit

Joanna Spicer has been drawing her twins and posting on Instagram since their birth. In Varoom 42 Anna Steinberg talks to her about this markable record that captures the animation of young children without sentimentality.

Illustration and NFTs

Ed Merlin Murray demystifies an area that has been growing in statue and hitting the headlines: Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs).

Oliver Jeffers made MBE

AOI Patron, Oliver Jeffers has been made an MBE on the 2022’s Queen’s New Years Honours. He has been honoured for Services to the Arts.