3x3 International Illustration Show No.16 - Professional Show
Show Chair - Melinda Beck
Chad Beckerman, Freelance Art Director
Sheri Gee, Art Director, Folio Society, United Kingdom
Stephen Petch, Art Director, The Economist, The United Kingdom
David Plunkert, Graphic Designer, Spur Design
Len Small, Art Director, Columbia Magazine
Catarina Sobral, Illustrator, Portugal
Olimpia Zagnoli, Illustrator, Italy
Our mission is to promote in every way possible the importance, vitality, viability and uniqueness of using illustration. To that end, we send complimentary links to our eBook edition as well as offer a discount to any art director who wishes to purchase a print copy of the annual. We also actively promote our winners in social media and on our site.
Our prizes Best of Show winners receive a $1,500 cash prize in US dollars. All Gold medal winners receive a $750 cash-value prize. The cash-value prize includes two free pages in the 2019 3x3 Illustration Directory sent to 6,000 art directors in the US. In addition, winners receive a 33% discount on the 3x3 International Illustration Annual which features all three of our shows—a total of over 400-pages of outstanding illustration from across the globe.
Our winners are featured in our printed annual, eBook and online; our Honorable Mentions, online.
Best of Show and Gold medal winners receive our distinctive 3x3x3-inch cube, Silver winners may select to receive a framed award; Bronze, Distinctive Merit and Merit winners are offered free embossed certificates. Honorable Mention winners may request a pdf certificate.
Awards are presented to the entrant unless otherwise specified. Additional medals and certificates are available for purchase.
Winners receive a discount on purchasing a print edition and receive a free digital edition of the annual. A free digital edition will be sent to leading art directors and art buyers giving further exposure to all winners.
Winners will be announced 90 days following the deadline of the show. All entrants will receive an announcement of the winners, winners will be also posted on our web site.
Eligibility Open to all illustrators, art directors, graphic designers, educators, students, recent graduates, editors, publishers in all countries for commissioned and non-commissioned work produced and/or published prior to the show deadline of March 22, 2019.