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our Illustration West Competition Sponsor
our Illustration West Exhibition Sponsor
The Illustration West 51 Web Site on IllustrationWest.org/51/ (due to launch Spring 2013)
Be ready to function in the 21st century! Be sure you’re on the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles’ Illustration West 51 Web site. This Web site will include all work accepted into the largest juried illustration competition west of New York.
$35 per entry ($15 for SILA members and students entering category 8). Entry fee in full must accompany all submissions. Entry fees are not refundable.
WEB SITE FEES (covers 2 years on-line and updates - and, again, no increase)
$55 per accepted entry ($35 for SILA members and students exhibiting their own artwork in category 8). The Web site fee is required for inclusion on the Web site (and if exhibiting at Gallery Nucleus). Each accepted entry will be reproduced in full color on the Illustration West 51 Web site.
Except for the Visual Development category, any illustration created in or published between June 1st 2011 and June 1st 2012. The work in Visual Development category can date as far back as 2006. Entries from around the world are welcome
Each original illustration is a separate entry. Do not submit campaigns or complete books as one entry. Fill out the entry form and upload your images and details. An email will be sent with your subtotal. Your invoice can then be taken care of with Paypal or mailing in a check or money order.
1. Advertising (see last years’ acceped entries.)
Commissioned and published work used for consumer/trade print ads, fashion, point of-purchase, product, packaging, outdoor, Web sites and CD-ROMS.
2. Entertainment/ Visual Development (see last years’ accepted entries.- entertainment , visual dev. )
Commissioned and published work for promotion or packaging of entertainment events, products and organizations, including: music, motion picture, DVD/video, television, computer games, live entertainment or Commissioned work for a production of a motion picture, animation, video games, and television. Examples: character designs, layout, visual development, background paintings, and storyboards.
3. Editorial (see last years’ accepted entries.)
Commissioned and published work for newspaper, magazine, courtroom sketches including spots, and humorous works.
4. Book (see last years’ accepted entries.)
Commissioned and published work for fiction/non-fiction, hard & soft cover books. Includes children’s, juvenile, adult, and cookbooks.
5. Institutional (see last years’ accepted entries.)
Commissioned and published work for annual reports, corporate projects, capability projects, in-house publications, illustrated company logos, calendars, menus, calligraphy, non self-promotional greeting cards, philatelic, and collectibles.
6. Childrens’ Market (see last years’ accepted entries)
Commissioned and published work used for the childrens’ market.
7. Unpublished & Self-Promotional (see last years’ accepted entries)
Any self-promotional work, whether commissioned or not commissioned. Sourcebook ads, mailers, gallery work, portfolio pieces, experimental, fine art. Includes all Artist’s Rep or Gallery commissioned work.
8. Student (see last years’ scholarship winners and accepted entries.)
Work created for classroom projects only. Must include photocopy of student ID with entry.
9. Gallery (see last years’ accepted entries)
Any work produced for the purpose of showing at a gallery or museum.
10. Graphic Novels/Comic Books(see last years’ accepted entries)
Commissioned and published work for fiction/non-fiction, comic books, and graphic novels. Including: character designs, layout, visual development, background paintings, pin-ups, and storyboards.
Fill out entry form completely. You will be notified of acceptance via email with a pdf. SILA reserves the right to verify information and/or reassign an entry into the correct category. Tearsheets will not be returned and will become the property of SILA. Their submission acknowledges the right to SILA by the artist to use them for exhibition, education, publication or promotion of Illustration West 47 and SILA. Judges’ decisions are final.
All entrants will be notified.
Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals in each category. Joseph Morgan Henninger Award (Best of Show) and the Patrick Nagel Award (For Excellence) will also be given. Work entered in the student and self-promotional categories will not be eligible for the Henninger or Nagel Awards. All accepted entries will receive Certificates of Merit. Award-winning artwork must be available for use on the Web site.
SILA will award the $1000 Phillip Hays “I love it. I think it’s terrific.” Scholarship to the Student Gold Medal winner. The Student Silver Medal winner will receive the $750 Elin Waite and Dick Oden Scholarship and the Student Bronze Medal winner will receive the Bill Tara $500 Scholarship.
Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles P.O. Box 8143 Van Nuys, CA 91409
800-799-6368 firstname.lastname@example.org www.si-la.org