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Best of Show winners receive a $1500 cash prize, Gold medal winners receive a $750 cash-value prize. All prizes are in US Funds.
Best of Show and Gold medal winners receive a 3×3×3-inch cube. All other medal and merit winners are offered a free an embossed certificate. Honorable Mentions receive a printable certificate.
Awards are presented to the entrant unless otherwise specified. Additional medals and certificates are available for purchase.
All medal and merit winners will be featured in our printed Annual—digital edition and online; our Honorable Mentions will be featured online gallery and listed in the printed Annual. Winners receive a 33% discount on purchasing a print edition and will receive a free digital edition of the Annual.
Medalist Exhibition and Presentation
All Best of Show, medalists and distinctive merit winners will be exhibited in a pop-up gallery during the annual New York City Illustration Week in early November. Our cubes and certificates will be presented to those who attend. Light refreshments will be served.
Gary Powell Student Award
The Gary Powell Student Award winner will be selected by a panel of British illustrators. The winner receives a one-year mentorship with four leading illustrators in the United Kingdom. Included are a total of four tutorials in-person or via Skype.
A free digital edition will be sent to leading art directors and art buyers giving further exposure to all winners. Art directors also receive a discount on purchase of the Annual.
All awards will be promoted on our site and on all social media. A press release will be submitted to leading art and design publication worldwide for further exposure.