SCBWI features one illustrator member each month. The Featured Illustrator’s art is highlighted prominently on the homepage and all SCBWI social media.
A monthly art prompt, part of the SCBWI publication Insight. Two winners will be featured in Insight and on social media.
Given to the top portfolios submitted to the annual SCBWI Summer or Winter Conference.
Given annually to an illustrator who can tell a visual story, through sequential images, with great clarity and nuance.
Conference tuition for full-time university students studying illustration.
Two illustrators will each receive a ticket to the Bologna Book Fair, travel fare, and a stipend for accommodations.
In honor of Ezra Jack Keats, the legendary author and illustrator of children’s books, SCBWI will award one cash prize of $3,500 to a promising BIPOC illustrator.