Call for artist, art contest -the Bologna Children’s Book Fair


 The Illustrators Exhibition is an opportunity for artists to show their work. Selected work will be exhibited at Bologna Children’s Book Fair.

Starting in 1967, the art Exhibition showcases multiple artists from different countries giving young emerging talents multiple professional opportunities. 

You take part in the contest with up to 5 illustrations, no less. Illustrations must be based on the same theme.

Application deadline
12 October 2022


The contest is open to illustrators of any nationality–professionals and beginners–minimum age

Application fees

free entry


• An independent jury will choose among submissions illustrations that will be exhibited at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair.

An award of 15000 euro is offered to illustrators under 35 years old. Their work will be published Grupo SM, Spain.

• ARS IN FABULA grant award

For illustrators with less than 30 years of age. The winner will get the chance to attend free of charge the exhibition ARS IN FABULA – Free enrollment in Master Degree Course in Illustration for Publishing 2022-2023.

Art contest link.

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