Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Meet Our Judges: Cristianno Guerri, Art Director

We are pleased to have the Italian art director, artist and photographer Cristiano Guerri join this year’s jury.

After graduating from the Academy of Fine Arts, Carrara, he started work as graphic designer pursuing a special interest in the field of independent music labels.

He has served as senior graphic designer at Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, and from 2008 to present, he’s an art director at Giangiacomo Feltrinelli Editore in Milan.


His work has been published in various books and magazines including Gestalten Verlag, Abitare, La Stampa, Alias/Il Manifesto, Design is Kinky, Repubblica and Tracks – an overview of contemporary graphic design.



He received the Ciampi L'altrarte award together with the illustrator Gianni Pacinotti (Gipi) and numerous awards of excellence from Print European Design Annual and medals from the Society of Illustrators New York for the art direction of the Charles Bukowski's book series with illustrator Emiliano Ponzi and Gianluca Folì’s illustration for The Prodigious Life of Isidoro Sifflotin.



He’s also curator of 0_100 Editions, self-publishing project about contemporary photography. 0_100 Editions is an independent publishing project dedicated to producing strictly limited edition photographic books of wordless stories.


The entire 0_100 Editions collection has recently been acquired by the MoMA Library.

www.cristianoguerri.com

3x3 International Illustration Annual Show No.15

The 3x3 International Illustration Awards Show is open to all illustrators in all countries. There is a separate jury for each of our three shows: Professional, Student and Picture Book. For full details download our Call for Entries pdf to enter go to our homepage.

Deadline: March 23, 2018

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

3x3 International Illustration Annual No. 15
Call for Entries Now Open

We’re pleased to welcome entries into our fifteenth annual international illustration awards show. As you may know our show is truly international with entries from all across the globe judged by leading art directors, designers and illustrators in the U.S. and abroad.

Last year’s winners represented forty countries and sixty-one art schools and universities worldwide. We have more categories than any other show which means your work is judged with related subject matter. We weight the jury towards art directors so you know your work measures up.

And we offer cash prizes to our Best of Show and cash-value prizes to our gold medalists—in total over $9,000 in prizes. We keep our entry fees and publication fees affordable and we promote our winners in social media, in print and direct to art directors who receive a digital edition of the annual free and a hefty discount for the print edition if they wish.

Three shows: Professional, Picture Book and Student.
Open to all illustrators in all countries.

Our show chair Bill Mayer has helped put together a jury that brings together the best of the best. Our 3x3 ProShow judges include Martin Gee, Senior Art Director, Time Magazine; Erin Mayes, Creative Director, EmDash; Cristano Guerri, Art Director, Giangiacomo Feltrinelli Editore, Italy; Javier Jean, Illustrator, Spain and Victo Ngai, Illustrator. Our 3x3 Picture Book jury includes Sheila Smallwood, Creative Director, Houghton Mifflin, illustators Rafael Lopez, Mexico and Rutu Modan, Israel and Aljoscha Blau, Germany and one additional art director. Our 3x3 Student Show judges include Francesco Izzo, Art Director, Nautilus Magazine and illustrators Marion Arbona, France; Jill Calder, United Kingdom and Keith Negley.

For complete information about our show including categories and fees check out our Call for Entries.

Deadline: March 23, 2018
Late Deadline: March 30, 2018 (a $10 late fee is added to your entry fee)

illustration by Francesco Zorzi, Italy