About: Japan Illustrators’ Association (JIA) is the most popular organization of professional illustrators in Japan. Japan Illustrators’ Association(JIA) is established to realize the following in 1999.
* JIA hold contest of illustration for professional and amateur illustrators.
* JIA evaluate the works of professional illustrators’ and commend excellent illustrators.
* JIA defend Illustrators’ rights.
* JIA aim at the further improvement of their status, and increase of their income also.
Date of submission: 1 April to June 30
Number of awards: 52 prizes
Eligibility: Open to everyone
Accepted artwork: You can apply for works of any genre, including hand-painted works, digital works, and three-dimensional works.
Award: Privilege of the member
１．We mediate the work of the illustration in JIA.
２．We show illustration works and the profile of the member of JIA on web site..
３．In case you have your own web site, we link on JIA web site.
４．You can apply for “The illustration year prize” with a member special price. ５．You can get the latest information about illustration by the mailing list “JIA tushin”.
６．You can exhibit your works to the exhibition of Japan illustrators’ Association.
７．You can place a your works on the anthology “Japan illustrators’ association annual”.
８．In addition, you can participate in various events including the exchange meeting. Participation fees: yes. Application form:
Deadline: June 30.