American Illustration Call for Entries
American Illustration offers an expansive view of this ever changing field, with images that redefine the most intriguing medium for the communication arts. With hundreds of images selected by an outstanding jury from thousands of entries, American Illustration lives up to its reputation as the best resource for cutting-edge talent that’s always on the mark - and the most intriguing gallery in print.
American Illustration offers a who’s who in illustration with images by Istvan Baynai, Benoit, Seymour Chwast. Marcel Dzama, Vivienne Flesher, Nathan Fox, John Hersey, Brad Holland, Anita Kunz, Christoph Niemann, Christian Northeast, Chris Ware, to name a few. Work by today's masters is interspersed with pictures by students and up-and-comers just beginning to make a name for themselves. This year’s cover presents the work of recent Pratt University graduate, and Berkeley CA artist Evah Fan.
For more than a quarter-century, top creative directors have reached for this book for inspiration and when assigning the finest illustrators in the business. From established artists to students, American Illustration has presented the images that define our time. Over the years every notable illustrator has been celebrated in these pages, from Sue Coe, Milton Glaser, Al Hirschfeld, and Andy Warhol, to Gary Baseman, The Clayton Brothers, Maira Kalman and Mark Ryden.
To have your image chosen for the hardback edition of this annual, enter the contest! Deadline is 20 February 2009. Visit the site for details.
IMAGE: Hugh Kretschmer.