2017 The Original Art Winner by Society of Illustrators New York

Our children’s book “Make the Earth our Companion” by J.Patrick Lewis (Creative Editions, US) has been selected by the 2017 Jury for The Original Art 37 Annual Exhibit at The Museum of Illustration at the Society of Illustrators in New York.

2017 Winner 3x3 Illustration Annual No.14 Picture Book

Merit Winner Anna and Elena Balbusso Twins Picture book:  Make The Earth Your Companion by J. Patrick Lewis (Creative Editions, US) 3x3mag.com

2017 UCDA Award of Excellence by The University & College Designers Association (UCDA)

Our Illustration “Can’t Thread a Moving Needle” (client: Santa Clara Magazine Design: Pentagram Design TX) won the 2017 UCDA AWARD OF EXCELLENCE by The University & College Designers Association (UCDA)US.
UCDA was founded in 1970 as the nations first and only association for professionals involved in the creation of visual communications for educational institutions. Over the years, it has grown to an organization comprised of more than 1000 members throughout the United States and Canada.

2017 The AOI WIA World Illustration Awards shortlisted

Our Illustrations for Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare, Folio Society Edition 2016 have been shorlisted by the jury for the World Illustration Awards 2017 - The AOI UK Gallery: www.theaoi.com

2017 V&A ILLUSTRATION AWARDS Shortlisted

Our illustrations for Twelfth Nights by W.Shakespeare (Folio Society Edition 2016) have been shortlisted as one of the finalists in the 2017 V&A ILLUSTRATION AWARDS by the Victoria and Albert Museum London

2017 AMERICAN ILLUSTRATION 36 CHOSEN WINNER

Our cover illustration Folio Society edition of Twelfth Night has been CHOSEN to appear on AI-AP ARCHIVE at ai-ap.com. Only 340 images from 10,000 selected to appear permanently on The ARCHIVE – AI-AP’s

2017 SPECTRUM 24 WINNER The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art

Our artwork “ratspeak” (the fiction by Sarah Porter published on Tor.com) has been selected for inclusion in Spectrum 24: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art.The book will be published by Flesk Publications in November 2017 and will have distribution throughout the book trade.

2017 CASE GOLD MEDAL BEST ILLUSTRATION

Our illustrations for the story “Dr. Jerome” , Santa Clara Magazine spring 2016 have just been honored with a CASE Gold Medal for Best Illustration by one of the top university magazine award programs in the country:  the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)

2017 Award of Excellence Communication Arts Illustration Annual 58

Cover and frontispiece illustrations of the illustrated book:  “Twelfth Night" by W. Shakesoeare, edition by The Folio Society won the AWARD OF EXCELLENCE COMMUNICATION ARTS ILLUSTRATION ANNUAL 58, Books-series category. Our entries has been selected by the 2017 jury to appear in Illustration Annual 58, the May/June 2017 issue of Communication Arts. Since 11 years (2007-2017) we have received 16 Awards of Excellence from Communication Arts Illustration Annual 48-58

2017 SOCIETY OF ILLUSTRATOR OF NEW YORK - ILLUSTRATORS 59 SELECTED (exhibit and book)

Our two arts have been accepted into the Illustrators 59 exhibit and book, Society of Illustrators New York. Art: Ratspeak, Client: Tor Books USA. Art: Six Tudor Queens: Katherine of Aragon, Client: Headline Publishing London, UK _ Exhibit February 2017, New York.