The Book Illustrators Gallery (BIG) is a display of diverse collections of works by illustrators and artists from Singapore and the region, featuring both published and unpublished art pieces. BIG not only presents quality artworks for the public to enjoy and appreciate, it also acknowledges and promotes the works of talented illustrators and artists in the region!

Book Illustrators Gallery Application

Who Can Apply:

  • Illustrators whose artworks are featured in children’s books, audio/video products, comics or graphic novels published between January 2017 and March 2018.
  • Illustrators who have prepared a completed unpublished manuscript for a picture book.
  • Both published and unpublished illustrations are accepted for BIG.

The full submission guidelines and eligibility criteria can be found in the guidelines above, together with the link to the submission form. The closing date for submission is 23 July 2018.

All submissions for BIG will enjoy an early bird rate of S$187 for the 3-day AFCC full festival pass. Applicants whose illustrations are selected will be entitled to the 3-day AFCC pass at a special price of S$110 (usual price: S$220). We will inform all applicants through email about the discount codes from 7 August onwards.

Note: If you have already purchased your tickets, and your submission for BIG is subsequently accepted, the organiser is unfortunately unable to provide any retroactive refunds for the price difference of discounted tickets.