World Illustration Awards 2017
The Committee of the British Illustrators Association presented the anniversary World Illustration Awards.
This year the award celebrates its 40th anniversary. This year, the World Illustration Awards awarded 15 winners, seven of the eight categories being represented by two awards — Professional and New Talent. The other eight categories are advertising, books, children’s books, design, editorial, research, independent and site-oriented work. The names of the winners in the category Professional and New talent will be announced in August this year.
The work of the best illustrators according to the British Association of Illustrators will be exhibited in Somerset House from July 31 to August 28. The exposition will feature 50 best works selected from the list of 200, which in turn were selected from more than 2300 illustrations by artists from 64 countries.
Winners World Illustration Awards 2017
Self-Initiated New Talent — Rosalba Cafforio. Italian artist, specializing in fashion illustrations.
Editorial New Talent — Marguerite Carnec. French artist, who was born in Paris and grew up in Dublin. She studied art illustration in London at Camberwell College of Arts.
Books — Nina Chakrabarti. Studied the illustration in the Central College of St. Martin and the Royal College of Art in London.
Self-Initiated — Steven Choi. An illustrator from Hong Kong independently studied art from childhood. He won in the professional category.
Site Specific — Jonny Glover. London illustrator and animator, is known for his ironic sketches.
Design New Talent — Sam Ki. Architectural designer.
New Talent — Inhye Moon. Illustrator from Celua, the winner in the book category.
Advertising — Claudine O’Sullivan. Irish illustrator from London. O’Sullivan has worked with well-known brands including: MTV, WeTransfer, Tiger Beer and Derwent Pencils. She is a graduate of the London University of Arts.
Advertising New Talent — Marco Palena. Illustrator from the Italian city of Piscara. She studied art at school, has an architectural education.
Editorial — Tony Rodriguez. A digital illustrator, among his most famous clients are the magazines The New Yorker and Rolling Stone Magazine.
Children’s Books — Lizzy Stewart. Illustrator and artist from London. A graduate of the Edinburgh College of Art, she teaches at the University of Goldmine.