Each year the WIA exhibition highlights shortlisted and winning works at a high profile central London venue. The showcased projects are accompanied by a display of published work and work in context.

The World Illustration Awards 2019 exhibition

11 – 28 July 2019 (open daily)

Embankment Galleries, South Wing
Somerset House

The World Illustration Awards Exhibition 2019, presented by the AOI in partnership with the Directory of Illustration, will present the full shortlist of 200 entries, with spotlight presentations of work by Category and Award Winners. The Overall Winners will be announced for the first time at a prestigious awards ceremony at the private view.

The World Illustration Awards 2018 exhibition

This exhibition at Somerset House, June 2018, is the largest World Illustration Awards show to date, showcasing the full shortlist of 200 works drawn from over 3,300 entries from 75 countries. Exploring how illustration shapes our world and how the art form itself is changing, this inspiring exhibition is a comprehensive survey of the best illustration of 2018. The WIA2018 exhibition is currently touring the UK.