The Tomie dePaola Illustrator Award is given annually to an illustrator of promise chosen by Tomie himself. The award consists of full tuition, transportation and accommodations to the New York Winter Conference held in Manhattan. The winning piece of art will be featured at the Portfolio Showcase at the annual winter conference in New York. About Tomie.

SCBWI reserves the right not to confer this award in any given year.


 

Deadline: December 1, 2015

Guidelines:

Please email your submission to Sarah Baker by 5pm PDT 12-1-15.


Put "Tomie Contest" in the subject line.


Your submission must be an attachment, not a link or in the body of the email.


Your file must be named as follows: "last name_first name_tomie.jpg"

 

CLICK HERE FOR 2016 Prompt

 

If you are interested in having your submission to the Tomie dePaola award posted in the Unofficial Gallery email your submission image to Gallery Coordinator Diandra Mae at scbwicontest@gmail.com.
 

  • The subject of your email should be "Tomie dePaola Award"
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  • Your image should be saved as a web-ready jpeg (save it for 72 dpi).
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  • Save your jpeg as your first and last name. Example: SnowWhite.jpeg
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  • Include the following information in your email, in this order:
  1. First and Last Name
  2. Medium the piece was done in
  3. Your website or blog address
  4. SCBWI member since____(fill in the year)
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Please note: Due to the volume of submissions, any submissions not following these guidelines will not be posted. YOU MUST BE A MEMBER OF SCBWI TO BE POSTED.

The award consists of full tuition, transportation and accommodations to the New York Winter Conference held in Manhattan. The winning piece of art will be featured at the Portfolio Showcase at the annual winter conference in New York.

 

Questions? E-mail the Grant Coordinator

 
Please note that the Gallery will not go live until Tomie dePaola has chosen his winner and runners up at the beginning of January, 2016.

Please contact Sarahbaker@scbwi.org with any questions, after October 15.

 

View the 2015 Winners and runner-ups here.

 

View the 2014 Prompt

View the Semi-Finalists

To view all of the submissions from Round 1, go to our Unofficial Gallery www.scbwicontest.blogspot.com


 

VIEW THE 2013 PROMPT

VIEW THE 2013 WINNERS

VIEW PAST WINNERS