2016 SOCIETY OF ILLUSTRATOR OF NEW YORK - ILLUSTRATORS 58 SELECTED (exhibit and book)

We have been accepted into the Illustrators 58 exhibit and book.
Our 10 winning illustrations: House on Fire, Reader's Digest magazine - Father Christmas Tor Books US - Of Sorrow and Such, Tor Books US - Richard II, Penguin Press, UK - Mischief at Midnight, Scholastic US - The Merchant of Venice, Black Cat Publishing IT - Queen cards: hearts, diamonds, clubs, spades (4 images)

2015 CHESLEY AWARD BEST INTERIOR ILLUSTRATION

The Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists has announced this year’s Chesley Award Winners. Our winning work "Best Interior illustration" is the illustration “Ekaterina and the Firebird” by Abra Staffin-Wiebe; Tor.com, January 2014. The 2015 Chesley Award winners, for artwork produced in 2014, were announced at the 73rd World Science Fiction Convention (WorldCon), Spokane, Washington, USA on August 19-23. Thank you so much to ASFA and all our fans! we're very proud!

 

2015 The AOI - World Illustration Awards balbusso shortlisted

The following entries have been shortlisted by the jury for the World Illustration Awards 2015, competition organized by the prestigious the The AOI (Association of illustrators of London) in partnership with Directory of Illustration.

Title: Father Christmas, Tor Books US
Category: ChildrensBooks
Type of entrant: Professional

Title: Among the Thorns, Tor Books US
Category: Books
Type of entrant: Professional

Here all WIA shortlisted: www.theaoi.com

2015 MERIT and HONORABLE MENTION 3x3 International ProShow No.12

Our 13 illustrations have been awarded by the international Jury of the 3x3 International ProShow No.12, 2015. All images will be published in either the 3x3 Illustration Annual No.12 and the Annual No.12 Website.

Our winning entries:
MERIT - Occupational hazards. Burnout, compassion fatigue, moral distress.(editorial, a series)
MERIT- The Queen of Spades and Other Stories by Alexander Pushkin (book, a series))
MERIT - Queen cards: spades, hearts, diamonds, clubs (self-promotion, a series)
HONORABLE MENTION - The Kept, book review "The Kept" by James Schott (editorial)

2015 ANDERSEN PRIZE ANNA AND ELENA BALBUSSO BEST ILLUSTRATOR OF 2015

The 2015 ANDERSEN PRIZE Jury - 34th edition awarded  ANNA AND ELENA BALBUSSO BEST ILLUSTRATOR 2015

The Andersen magazine, founded in 1982, promotes every year the prestigious Andersen Prize, awarded to the best editorial works. It the most coveted award given to children's publishing in Italy.

PREMIO ANDERSEN 2015 - 34ma edizione Anna e Elena Balbusso MIGLIOR ILLUSTRATORE 2015

Per il costante e rigoroso impegno professionale che le ha portate ad ottenere, in più occasioni, prestigiosiriconoscimenti internazionali. Per la forte originalità di un segno elegante e sicuro, nitido e forte.Per l'ariosa e ardita capacità compositiva e inventiva. Per la capacità di confrontarsi costantemente in diversi campi delle arti applicate, dall'editoria a importanti periodici, dalla pubblicità all'immagine aziendale.

www.andersen.it

2015 AMERICAN ILLUSTRATION 34 CHOSEN WINNER

Our two artworks we submitted to the American Illustration 34 Call For Entries have been CHOSEN to appear online as part of The AI-AP ARCHIVE, the juried website collection at ai-ap.com. Only 215 images (from 9,175 submitted) will appear permanently on The ARCHIVE – AI-AP’s exclusive online. "Arcite dying", image from “The Canterbury Tales” Book. Cover design "The Queen of Spades and Other Stories"

2015 SPECTRUM 22 The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art

2015 SPECTRUM 22: Two artworks have been selected for inclusion into Spectrum 22: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art.Father Christmas, Tor Books. Ghost, The Folio Society.

2015 CA AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Our illustrations for “The Canterbury Tales” were given an Award of Excellence in the 2015 Communication Arts Illustration Annual.

2015 THE JOSEPH MORGAN HENNINGER AWARD – BEST OF SHOW - SILA Illustration West 53

Art "Among the Thorns". This image accompanies the dark fantasy novelette  “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 SILA’s first President during our founding year in 1953.

2015 SOCIETY OF ILLUSTRATOR OF NEW YORK - ILLUSTRATORS 57 selected (exhibit and book)

We have been accepted into the Illustrators 57 exhibit and book of the Society of Illustrators of New York. 13 winning illustrations.
The Kept (Middlebury Magazine), Among the Thorns (Tor Books), Series of five images from the illustrated book "The Canterbury Tales" by Geoffrey Chaucer, Black Cat Publishing, Cover design of the illustrated book "The Queen of Spades and Other Stories" by A. Pushkin, The Folio Society, Series of five images from the illustrated book "The Queen of Spades and Other Stories" by A. Pushkin, The Folio Societyggg