BEST OF SHOW - SILA Illustration West 53

WINNER ART: AMONG THE THORNS. This artwork accompanies the dark fantasy novella “Among the Thorns,” by Veronica Schanoes, published on Tor.com. JOSEPH MORGAN HENNINGER AWARD is presented to the best of all the Gold Award winners and is named for The Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles SILA’s first President during our founding year in 1953. A big thank you to the judges and the SILA Staff! A special thanks to Irene Gallo and Veronica Schanoes!We submitted five entrants. All images have been accepted by this years' judges of the Illustrators West 53 competition. Here the gallery:

We are very excited to be selected for the Illustration West 53 exhibit at the Gallery of the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles! The gallery show will be held in the new “brick and mortar” venue: The Gallery at The Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles at 5119 Eagle Rock Blvd. Los Angeles. Opening Night will be March 7, 2015 and will run for a month. The Illustration West 53 Website will launch at the same time.

We submitted five entrants. All images have been accepted by this years' judges of the Illustrators West 53 competition. Here the list:

Editorial

1-JOSEPH MORGAN HENNINGER AWARD – BEST OF SHOW
Among the Thorns (girl with thorn pigtails)
Publisher: Tor Books

2-Wave (Little Knife) (wave, person & tree limbs)
Publisher: Tor Books

3-A Gut Feeling (Medical Science article) (man looking down)
Client: Coloradan Magazine, University of Colorado Boulder
Agency: Pentagram Texas

4-The Kept (kneeling person, snow & tr
Client: Middlebury Magazine, Middlebury College

Book
5-Portrait of Geoffrey Chaucer. Cover art for "The Canterbury Tales" (bearded man's head)
Publisher: Black Cat Publishing 2014

We want to thank the Art Directors and Authors who collaborated with us. Many Thanks also to all our fan for their support!

A big thank you to the judges:
Show Chair: Miriam “Mimi” King
Brown Calef    
Colombo Jorge
Deen Georganne
Downs Richard
Field Ann
Pond Mimi
Reim Melanie
Smith Owen
Ying Victoria

The award winners and accepted artists here: http://si-la.org/