3x3 International Illustration Show No.18

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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 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 $9,000 in prizes in total.
  • § The Gary Powell Student Award winner will be selected by a panel of British illustrators to receive a one-year mentorship with four leading illustrators in the United Kingdom. Included are a total of four tutorials in-person or via Skype.
  • § All winners receive a free digital edition of the Annual and a 33% discount on our print edition.
  • § Best of Show and Gold medal winners receive a 3x3x3-inch cube. All other medal and merit winners receive an embossed certificate. Honorable mentions receive a PDF certificate.
  • § Art directors who receive a free digital 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.
  • § Two different shows, professional and student work are judged by our jury panel selected by this year’s Show Chair, Charles Hively, 3x3 Magazine, design director.
  • § No other show has the breadth of entrants or winners. Last year our winners represented forty-six countries.

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

Deadline: Friday, March 26, 2021 Extended deadline is April 2nd—we will add a $10 late fee to each entry (Single or Series). No entries will be accepted after midnight New York time.

Eligibility Open to all illustrators at all levels in all countries for commissioned and non-commissioned work produced and/or published prior to our show deadline, March 26, 2021.

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

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