Illustration West Adds Comic/GN Category
The Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles’ annual juried competition, Illustration West, is the largest illustration competition west of New York worldwide. Throughout the 47 year history of the competition, they honored some of the most accomplished and emerging talent. For the first time ever, they have added a Comic Book/ Graphic Novel category. The Illustration West 47 show chair, Tatiana EL-Khouri told ComicMix, "I’m proud that we are embracing the Comic Book and Graphic Novel industry and all it’s contributions to the art community." The deadline has been extended to October 3 for the ComicMix community. Artwork created in or published between June 1st 2007 and June 1st 2008 is eligible.
The esteemed judges include ComicMix’s Mike Gold and Michael Davis, as well as BET’s Denys Cowan, writer Marv Wolfman, Bob Kato, Simone Legno, Isabelle Dervaux, Joe Cepeda, Penelope Dullaghan, Tomasz Opasinski, Edel Rodriquez, Heidi Volpe, and Nate Williams.
To enter the competition, visit http://www.entersila.com
For more information about the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles, visit http://www.si-la.org