Friday, February 21, 2014

3x3 International Illustration Call for Entries

We are now accepting entries in the 2014 3x3 International Illustrator’s show. This year’s deadline for all shows is March 31, 2014.

What’s new?

We are adding an honorable mention category this year, while winners will need a majority of votes to get into the show, honorable mentions will need receive one-half the judge’s votes. Winners will be featured in our print edition and online, honorable mentions will be featured online.

We will be creating an app of the annual and it will be offered free to a select list of art directors worldwide. Art directors will also receive a discount when ordering our print edition.

We have added categories in our student show including illustration, animation and books. This allows our judges to judge these categories separately.

We’ve added an art director to our judging panel for the student show.

We’ll waive registration fees at our annual Nuts & Bolts Conference for our Student Best of Show and Gold medal winners.

Our Best of Show and Gold medal winning entries will receive a free page in our 2015 3x3 Illustration Directory plus they’ll not pay any publication fees for their best of show and gold medal winning entries.

Our Judges

For the professional show: Marieke Griffioen, Design Director, Edenspiekermann, Amsterdam; Paul Gonzales, Deputy Design Director, Los Angeles Times; Tim J. Luddy, former Design Director, Mother Jones currently art director at Brink magazine and illustrators Klaas Verplancke, Belgium and Mark Smith, United Kingdom.

For our picture book show: Élisabeth Cohat, Art Director, Gallimard jeunesse, France; Sylvie Frank, Associate Editor at Paula Wiseman Books; Jim Hoover, Associate Art Director at Viking Children’s Books and award-winning illustrators Anna + Elena Balbusso, Italy and Robert Neubecker, United States.

For our student show: Jamie Trendall, former Art Director for The Times currently with Ink Global publications, United Kingdom and illustrator/educators Doug Panton, Canada; Robert Meganck, United States; Andy Potts, United Kingdom and Durwin Talon, Canada.

Ready to enter? Just click your link: 3x3 ProShow, 3x3 Picture Book Show, 3x3 Student Show. Have questions, check out our FAQ.

Illustration by Carlos Araujo


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