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Hiii Illustration 2023

Hiii Illustration 2023, the 11th edition of the Hiii Illustration International Competition is now open for entries.

Hiii Illustration is open to illustrators, creative professionals, agencies, teachers, and students around the globe. It aims to uncover and honor exceptional illustrative talents and works globally, all in the name of advancing the development of the illustration field internationally.

A panel of reputable international judges will select 1 Grand Prix, 20 Best of the Best, and 100 Merit Award recipients.

Hiii Illustration 2023 includes four categories:

  1. Commercial — Illustration works that were commissioned by clients, have been put into production or application
  2. Publishing — Illustration works that were commissioned by clients, have been published or issued
  3. Children’s Book — Children’s book illustrations for children under 16
  4. Uncommissioned — Uncommissioned illustration works, or commnissioned ones, but haven’t yet been put into production, application or publication

Any illustration works, first created or published from April 2021 through April 2024 are eligible.

Entrants can be illustrators/groups, creative agencies, publishers, teachers or students.

There are 10 entries each illustrator can submit.

Winners will be offered the following benefits.

  1. Award certificates
    • Electronic certificates are available free of charge.
    • Paper certificates only upon request and payment.
  2. Hiii Illustration winner label
    • Use of the Hiii Illustration label for the whole lifecycle of your award-winning work.
  3. Online exhibition
    • Presentation of the award-winning product on the Hiiibrand website with images and text as well as a video clip.
  4. Winners exhibitions
    • There will be series exhibitions of Hiii Illustrationin different cities.
  5. Further services
    • The Winner Package also includes the Hiii Illustration Trophy, the Hiii Illustration books, the creation of a clip for the Hiii Illustration winners and the media support.

Since its inception in 2012, the Hiii Illustration International Competition has seen 11 consecutive years, has invited over 60 international judges from 5 continents, and has received over 26,000 submissions from more than 100 countries or regions. With more than a decade of groundwork, the Hiii Illustration International Competition is now one of the most influential illustration competitions in the world, known for its scale, high-quality works, and industry influence.

For further details and to apply, please visit the official website.

Hiii Illustration 2023 – Entry Fees

  • First Round — April-June 2024: Free
  • Second Round — June-August 2024: Charged
    • Single Entry: $20
    • Series Entry: $40
    • Children’s Book: $60
  • Third Round — August-October 2024: Free