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3x3 International Illustration Show No.14 - Now Open

Final Deadline: March 31st, Midnight, EST

The final deadline for the 3x3 interntional illustration show is March 31st. Late fees apply.

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Open to all illustrators in all countries, it’s the only truly international illustration show. There are a lot of reasons to enter:

  • § Judged by leading design directors, art directors, designers, editors and publishers from across the globe. With more art directors than most shows. Alongside equally distinguished illustrators.
  • § Best of Show winners receive $1,500 cash prize, Gold medal winners a $750 cash-value* award. Over $9000 in prizes in total.
  • § Winners receive a 33% discount on the purchase of the annual, print or digital. Student winners receive a complimentary copy.
  • § Winners promoted directly to art directors who receive a free eBook edition, a link to our online gallery and a discount on our print edition.
  • § Distributed to leading bookstores and newsstands worldwide so even more eyes see our winners. Not every show can say that.
  • § More categories than any other show so your work is judged with related subject matter.
  • § Three different shows, professional, picture book and student work are judged separately by our jury panel selected by this year’s Show Chair, Rod Hunt.
  • § No other show has the breadth of entrants or winners. Last year our winners represented forty-three countries.

Since 2003 we’ve produced award-winning annuals that art directors like to see. And use.

See our jury panel for each show....

Eligibility Open to all illustrators at all levels in all countries for commissioned and non-commissioned work produced or published during the calendar year 2016.

Deadline March 24, 2017. Final deadline is March 31st—no entries will be accepted after midnight New York time. We will add a $10 late fee to each entry (Single or Series).

Awards include Best of Show, Gold, Silver and Bronze medals as well as distinguished merit and merit awards and honorable mentions. All winners will be promoted online and in the press.

Professional Show No.13 Winners

The list of Winners & Honorable Mentions. Learn more >>

Picture Book Show No.13 Winners

See the list of Winners & Honorable Mentions. Learn more >>

Student Show No.13 Winners

See the list of Winners & Honorable Mentions. Learn more >>

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