WIA Innovation Award Shortlist, selected by Workbook

Meet the four illustrators shortlisted for the WIA2021 Innovation Cross Category Award.

This shortlist has been judged by Heidi Goverman, Senior VP, Development and Client Relations, Workbook LLC, workbook.com

Heidi Goverman is originally from a super-small town just north of NYC filled with apple orchards and horse farms. She moved to Los Angeles in 1993, fell in love with the weather and easily learned to live without snow.

Before joining Workbook, Heidi was the Executive Director for APA Los Angeles, a national non-profit photography trade organization where she found her true passion in supporting artists and their businesses. 

Heidi is a talker but also a good listener who likes to solve problems. 

Heidi loves: Karate, karaoke, lilacs, baking, watching her kids play anything, big dogs, potatoes and her Christmas tree.

The winner will be announced at the WIA Awards Ceremony on 12 October!

Christian Ray C. Blaza: Parents Shouldn’t Spy on Their Kids

Karolis Strautniekas: The Deptford Trilogy

Stephan Schmitz: Human Enhancement

Xavier Segers: Typographic Bacteria