MA student shortlisted in AOI World Illustration Awards

MA student shortlisted in AOI World Illustration Awards

MA Communication Design student and BA (Hons) Illustration graduate Sophie Cane is shortlisted for the World Illustration Awards 2020

Sophie Cane

The World Illustration Awards are delivered annually by The AOI in partnership with the Directory of Illustration.

Sophie’s project has been selected for the final shortlist of 200 projects from 4,300+ entries submitted by illustrators from 79 countries into the World Illustration Awards 2020.

The judging panel including industry names such as D.W. Pine from TIME, illustrator Axel Scheffler, and Erich Nagler, Lead Art Director for Google Doodles, has selected the shortlist which includes projects from all 10 categories by both New Talent and Professional Illustrators from across the globe.

"This competition receives submissions from a wide breadth of creatives with outstanding levels of skill and great control of their craft."

Aisha Ayoade, Co-founder of Yellowzine

All works from the shortlist will be featured in a new Online Showcase from September 2020, offering an exciting insight into the stories behind the projects, and commissioner and industry insights into the shortlist. The category and overall winners will be announced on 21 October, launching an exciting online Celebration Programme exploring different aspects of the illustration industry through online events and presentations

The World Illustration Awards is a year-long celebration and showcase of illustration, bringing together creatives, industry, commissioners and art directors, supporting our global illustration community to thrive more than ever.

The full shortlist can be viewed on The AOI website. You can see more of Sophie’s work on her Instagram