American Illustration 36 Winners

 

Monday, April 10, 2017

Congratulations to 4th year student, Andrew Watch, who's won the $4,000 Society of Illustrators Scholarship and is set to be exhibited in New York's Museum of American Illustration with 6 fellow OCADU students. In addition to this, his work was selected to appear in the coveted American Illustration 36 anual, and the work of 2nd year student, Toko Hosoya, and 4th year students, Sarah Alinia Ziazi and Dalbert Vilarino, have been chosen to appear permanently on AI’s archive.

From 10,000 submissions, the jury selected only 380 images total (professional and student) to appear in the book and represent the best pictures from 2016.

This year’s distinguished jury included Deanna Donegan, Art Director, The New Yorker;  Kayla E., Editor-in-Chief and Designer, Nat. Brut;  Nathan Huang, Art Director, The New York Times;  Francesco Izzo, Graphic Designer, Associate Art Director, Nautilus;  Jaya Miceli, Art Director and Graphic Designer, Simon and Schuster / Scribner;  Matt Vee, Designer,  Penguin / Viking;  Jing Wei, illustrator and Illustration Director, Etsy; who selected 300 pieces based on the quality of technique, concept and skill of medium used. 

Scholarship awards were granted to only 25 students whose work was deemed "The Best of The Best". OCADU students claimed 5 of those scholarships!

The Opening Reception and Awards ceremony will take place on Friday, May 12th, 2017.

Book launch events that celebrate the winners will be held in New York City on November 8-9, 2017. 

 

Congratulations, students and faculty!

KaYoung Lee "The Dog Walkers" $1500 The Warby Parker Visionary Scholarship
KaYoung Lee "The Dog Walkers" $1500 The Warby Parker Visionary Scholarship

Varvara Nedilska "The Collector" $1000 The Nancy Cheadle Scholarship Award
Varvara Nedilska "The Collector" $1000 The Nancy Cheadle Scholarship Award

Sarah Alinia Ziazi "Her Prologue" $500 The Jonathan LeVine Gallery Blurred Line Scholarship Award
Sarah Alinia Ziazi "Her Prologue" $500 The Jonathan LeVine Gallery Blurred Line Scholarship Award

Wenting Li "Hanging Gardens"
Wenting Li "Hanging Gardens"

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Andrew Watch "External Goods" $4000 Nancy Lee Rhodes Roberts Scholarship Award
Monday, April 10, 2017

Congratulations to 4th year student, Andrew Watch, who's won the $4,000 Society of Illustrators Scholarship and is set to be exhibited in New York's Museum of American Illustration with 6 fellow OCADU students. In addition to this, his work was selected to appear in the coveted American Illustration 36 anual, and the work of 2nd year student, Toko Hosoya, and 4th year students, Sarah Alinia Ziazi and Dalbert Vilarino, have been chosen to appear permanently on AI’s archive.

From 10,000 submissions, the jury selected only 380 images total (professional and student) to appear in the book and represent the best pictures from 2016.

This year’s distinguished jury included Deanna Donegan, Art Director, The New Yorker;  Kayla E., Editor-in-Chief and Designer, Nat. Brut;  Nathan Huang, Art Director, The New York Times;  Francesco Izzo, Graphic Designer, Associate Art Director, Nautilus;  Jaya Miceli, Art Director and Graphic Designer, Simon and Schuster / Scribner;  Matt Vee, Designer,  Penguin / Viking;  Jing Wei, illustrator and Illustration Director, Etsy; who selected 300 pieces based on the quality of technique, concept and skill of medium used. 

Scholarship awards were granted to only 25 students whose work was deemed "The Best of The Best". OCADU students claimed 5 of those scholarships!

The Opening Reception and Awards ceremony will take place on Friday, May 12th, 2017.

Book launch events that celebrate the winners will be held in New York City on November 8-9, 2017. 

 

Congratulations, students and faculty!

Poster: 
KaYoung Lee "The Dog Walkers" $1500 The Warby Parker Visionary Scholarship
Varvara Nedilska "The Collector" $1000 The Nancy Cheadle Scholarship Award
Sarah Alinia Ziazi "Her Prologue" $500 The Jonathan LeVine Gallery Blurred Line Scholarship Award
Wenting Li "Hanging Gardens"
Marlee Jennings “Wanderer"