Image: Goñi Montes, Richard Solomon Artists Representative
Join the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles on Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 5119 Eagle Rock Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90041 for the opening night of their 54th Illustration West. SOI LA’s Gallery and website will be showcasing the 267 (out of close to 1300 entries) pieces of art that were juried and deemed worthy of being exhibited. The Awards Ceremony will take place at 8:00 pm. In addition to seeing this wonderful art on the walls you’ll be able to view some of the work that couldn’t travel to Los Angeles on our plasma screen. The website will launch the same night: www.illustrationwest.org/54
Their 139 accepted artists and award winners are from around the world: From Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusettes, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin to the United Kingdom, Poland, Philippines, Mexico, Italy, France, Canada, Spain, C 2015yprus and The Netherlands.
This year’s Show Chair is Marc Scheff, and their great panel of judges, Anna & Elena Balbusso, Doug Alexander Gregory, Rebecca Guay, Steven E. Hughes, Thomas James, David Mack, Lauren Panepinto, Jon Schindehette and Esther Pearl Watson all worked very hard to come up with this wonderful show from so many talented artists.
Illustration West is an annual competition and exhibition highlighting the year’s best illustration – both from L.A. and from all around the world. SILA is honored to represent established and emerging artists and demonstrate that this continues to be an exciting era for illustration.
Directory of Illustration is a proud competition sponsor of this event.
More details can be seen at illustrationwest.org/54.
Here’s some of the work you’ll see at The Gallery:
Richard Solomon Artists Representative
THE DOOR-MAKER’S DAUGHTER II
Category: Unpublished & Self Promotional
Award: Gold Award
Ink, graphite, colored pencil
Début Art Ltd.
“MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU LONDON”
Metropolitan is a glossy premium lifestyle magazine with a unique, hip and quirky editorial content. It is produced in English, French and Flemish, and has a monthly reach of over 1 000 000 readers. The illustration was for the cover of the special Star Wars issue.
Airbrush, prisma pencil
Concept designed to highlight not only traditional draftsmanship but also seamless transition into ‘traditional airbrush’ with a touch of medical illustration.
Black and white portrait of Charles Darwin
Bernstein & Andriulli
YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT YOU’LL GET
Commissioned by AMV BBDO for the pitch for the advertising campaign for a well known confectionery brand. “You never know what you’ll get’ was the tag line that inspired some weird and wonderful scenarios.
Editorial illustration . It might sound great if job satisfaction is high but it might kill your companies agility. For PM Special