57th ANNUAL EXHIBITION COMMITTEE
Chris Buzelli, Chair
Alessandro Gottardo, Assistant Chair
JooHee Yoon, Poster Art
Lotta Niemenin, Poster Design
ILLUSTRATORS 57 ANNUAL BOOK
All accepted entries will be reproduced in full color in the Illustrators 57 Annual. Complete credit will accompany the image, including title, media and artist’s and/or rep’s phone number(s). The Hanging/Publication fee of $90 non-members/$80members is required for reproduction in the book, whether or not the work was displayed in the exhibition.
Gold and Silver Medals will be presented to the illustrators and art directors whose works are judged the best in each category. Medals will be presented only if original art is available to hang in the exhibition. A high-quality print will qualify in case of digitally created work. All award winners will receive a complimentary one year membership to the Society of Illustrators.
Any illustration created or initially published between October 1, 2013 and November 1, 2014 that has not been accepted in the Annual previously, is eligible. International entries are welcome. Each submission will receive consideration by every member of the jury for its category. Please be certain that the original art will be available for exhibition and can remain at the Society from January through February 2015. High-quality prints will be hung in the case of digitally created art only.
SPECS FOR UPLOAD:
Vertical images should be 72 dpi, jpeg, and can be up to 1000 px on the longest side.
Horizontal images should be 72 dpi, jpeg, and can by up to 1400 pix on the longest side.
All commissioned work whether published or not, should be entered in one of the first five categories: Editorial, Book, Advertising, Institutional, Uncommissioned. Participants who wish to submit a Series of images MUST enter their work in the appropriate category. A Series is any multi-image project for which a sequence of images is necessary to fully convey an idea or story. Participants will be able to submit 3 to 10 images per Series. Participants who wish to submit a Moving Image MUST enter their work in the appropriate category. A Moving Image is an animation used for commercial purposes such as tv or online advertisements, short or feature length movies, ebooks, apps. Submissions guidelines coming soon...
Examples: work commissioned by newspapers or magazines, medical and scientific journals or online magazines.
Examples: all illustrations originally commissioned for use inside or on the covers of hardbound and paperback books, including fiction and nonfiction; children’s and young adult literature and comic books. Promotional posters or advertisements depicting book art must be submitted in the book category.
Examples: illustrations for advertisements appearing in newspapers, magazines or on television; video and CD covers; brochures, fashion, point-of-purchase and packaging illustration; movie and theater posters.
Examples: work appearing on merchandise, announcements, annual reports, calendars, corporate projects, government service projects, greeting cards, newsletters, in-house publications, philatelic work and collectibles.
This includes all self-generated work such as portfolio samples, sourcebook ads and uncommissioned stock that are currently unpublished except as promotion for the artist or artist's representative. Commissioned but un-published work appearing as self-promotion should be entered in the category for which the work was originally done. There will be no art directors or clients credited for uncommissioned works.
Members: $20 per Single Image, $50 per Series up to five images ($5 for each additional image)
Non-Members: $30 per Single Image, $75 per Series up to five images ($5 for each additional image)
* Art Directors and designers pay the non-member fees.
GALAS AND AWARD PRESENTATIONS:
The Uncommissioned, Institutional, and Advertising Gala
Friday, January 9, 2015
Editorial and Book Gala
Friday, February 6, 2015
Uncommissioned, Institutional, Advertising, Moving Image
January 7 – January 31, 2015
Editorial and Book
February 4 – February 28, 2015