The World Illustration Awards 2024

Opportunity type: Awards

For: Illustrators charge

Deadline: 13/02/24

Rewards: Up to $2000

Location Eligibility: Worldwide

About this opportunity

The World Illustration Awards, presented by the AOI in partnership with the Directory of Illustration, showcase great work being made by illustrators all over the world today.


1 Overall Professional Winner (Cash Prize of £2000)
1 Overall New Talent Winner (Cash Prize of £1000)
4 Cross Category Winners (Various Prizes)
20 Category Winners (one New Talent and one Professional per category)
20 Highly Commended Projects (one New Talent and one Professional per category)
200 Shortlisted Projects
500 Longlisted Projects

Being part of WIA offers fantastic benefits and opportunities from the call for entries stage right through to the winner announcements and beyond. This includes self-promotional tools, networking events, and features on WIA platforms.


The Competition is open to any illustrator working anywhere in the world in any format or medium or context subject to these terms and conditions.

Entrants must be 18 years or over. Entrants who enter the work of others (e.g. commissioners, tutors or agents who enter work of illustrators they have commissioned or represent) warrant that the creator(s) of the work they enter is/are 18 years or over.

Illustration, or projects featuring illustration, in any format or usage can be entered into WIA 2024. This includes still images, animated gifs and animations, created in any medium such as digitally, painted or collage.

Work can be self-initiated, such as coursework, or commissioned, and created by illustrators working in any sector. The illustration must have been created, completed, commissioned, or published since January 2023.

Entry Fee

AOI are offering an early bird discount until 3rd January 2024! You can also apply for a bursary to skip paying the entry fee.  Please fill in this form here to apply for a bursary.

AOI Members will receive a 30% early bird discount
Non-Members will receive a 10% early bird discount

Any discount is applied automatically in the cart.

The full price fees are as below:

Single Entry: £32 / € 36 / $40
Multiple Entry: £53 / € 60 / $66

How to Apply

Apply using the link:

All questions regarding this opportunity should be sent to


Feb 13 2024

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