Yuko Shimazu Yuko Shimazu Yuko Shimizu

Award winning Japanese illustrator based in New York City and instructor at School of Visual Arts.

38th annual Original Art children’s book art competition now accepting entries

Attention kids book artists and publishers, the Society of Illustrators just announced call for entries for their annual children’s book illustration competition Original Art. I am invited to judge this year’s show, along with other members of the jury.
All the entries must be published in the US market in 2017 or 2018, and deadline is July 20, 2018
For all the details on eligibility, how to enter, etc, please go to the Society of Illustrators call for entries page. 

Really looking forward to seeing your books during the judging this summer.

call for entries illustration: On a Magical Do-Nothing Day. Written and illustrated by Beatrice Alemagna. Published by HarperCollins Publishers. Gold Medal winner, The Original Art 2017