Global Illustration Award winners 2018 announced

News - Prizes Thursday, 11 October 2018

Award ceremony at Frankfurt


The Global Illustration Award ceremony took place in the new Frankfurt Pavilion last night.

The Grand Award prize is worth €6,000; the five Gold Award winners received €2,000 euros each; and the 10 Excellence Award winners received €1,000 euros each.

The prizes were organised in cooperation with the International Information Content Industry Association and hosted by IlluSalon, an international online platform for illustrators based in Asia.

Book Illustration
Gold Award winner: Simsung Park, "Here" (USA)
Excellence Award winners: Narges Mohammadi, "Trojan Horse" (Iran); Jacques & Lise, "Viktor" (Belgium)

Original Unpublished Children's Picture Book Project
Gold Award winner: Fan Zhang, "Subway" (China)
Excellence Award winners: Zhenjia Liu, "Tomorrow" (China); Luisa Jung, "City under Water" (Argentina)

Advertising and Editorial Illustration
Gold Award winner: Sonia Alins Miguel, "Dones d'aigua" (Spain)
Excellence Award winners: Joohee Yoon, "Warby Parker Mural" (USA)
Marina Friedrich, "Meat vs. Meat" (Germany)

Scientific Illustration
Gold Award winner: Melanie Gandyra, "Hortus Domus" (Germany)
Excellence Award winners: Annalisa and Marina, "Golden Eagle" (Italy); Lang Shi, "Wake Up" (China)

Theme Illustration "Signs & Civilisation"
Gold Award winner: Antong Dong, "Break Your Own Dream of Your Childhood" (China)
Excellence Award winners: Tongyang Yu, "Food Culture" (China); Fatinha Ramos, "Social Discrimination" (Portugal)

Grand Award
Winner: Jacques & Lise, Book Illustration "Viktor" (Belgium)

Illustration: from the Grand Award-winning "Viktor"

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