Resources for the Illustrator


The competition is open to illustrators aged 18 and over from around the world.
Each artist may submit only one illustration.
Entry is free.The winner will sign a contract for seven million Colombian pesos (approx. 2,100 US$) to create the illustrations for a book that will be published by Tragaluz.
Artists are invited to submit up to 6 images. The work entered must be created in pencil (including water-soluble, pastel, graphite, charcoal or coloured pencils).
The entry fee is £15 for the first work and £5 for additional works.
• First Prize: £6,000
• Second Prize: £3,000
• Third Prize: £1,500
The competition is open to anyone aged 18 or over.
You may enter a maximum of 2 posters.
The entry is free.
The overall winner will receive a cash prize of €10,000.

Illustration Agents UK


Agency Rush
Brighton-based Agency Rush is dedicated to providing an exclusive creative service, managing projects from commission to production as well as offering strategic advice on changes of direction by a team of cutting-edge image makers and experienced industry insiders. With its ever-growing list of artists and clients including the most influential members of the global creative community, this creative visual agency has produced compelling imagery for both narrative and marketing purposes.

Bernstein & Andriulli
Bernstein & Andriulli is a multinational creative management and media consultancy with offices in New York, London, Sydney and Shanghai. Representing both cultural icons and burgeoning hot new talents including photographers, illustrators, stylists, hair and makeup artists, directors, production companies, animators, interactive and experiential producers scouted from across the globe, B&A works across traditional and pervasive platforms to bring fresh ideas to the creative community.

Breed London
Breed London is the UK’s go-to creative agency for original art, photography, and illustration currently looking after the work of 15 creative talents. Having worked with clients in spheres ranging from advertising and brands to fashion and retail including the likes of Sony Music, Pentagram, FT Weekend Magazine, Selfridges&Co, The Guardian, Breed founder and director Olivia Triggs always makes it a priority to support each artist’s individual goals and find opportunities where they can further their abilities.

Central Illustration Agency
Known as ‘an international resource for the very best in commercial art and motion graphics for the advertising, design and publishing industries’, the Central Illustration Agency, aka CIA, have harnessed the talent of commercial artists and animation studios from across the world. CIA first set up in Covent Garden with a small group of painters, printmaking artists and calligraphers in the early 1980s by Brian Grimwood. Today from their HQ in Shoreditch, CIA pride themselves in working with a broad array of mediums ranging from 3D rendering and motion graphics to wood engraving and cultural installation.

Dutch Uncle
For Founder and Director Helen Cowley of Dutch Uncle, the joy of running an award-winning agency means getting everyone on the team to dedicate their time to nurturing their potential by encouraging and supporting both personal development and projects. Now with offices in London, New York and Tokyo, Dutch Uncle has been going strong for over a decade and are aspired to continue tackling all areas of design including animation, illustration, editorial design and data visualisation.

Folio Art
Since its establishment in Central London in 1976, the well-respect Folio Illustration Agency has become one of the most important features in the UK’s creative landscape. Over Folio’s 40-year history, Folio has represented a diverse group of the world’s most influential illustrations, encouraging these creative types to experiment with different mediums ranging from oil paintings, 3D motion graphics to animated GIFs and infographics. Their clients include large and recognisable international brands such as Time Out, Wall Street Journal, and Patek Philippe to name but a few.

Grand Matter
Founded by illustrator Ciara Phelan and producer Dorcas Brown, Grand Matter is a London-based culturally focused boutique artist agency that builds its reputation on matching the unique skills, passion, and experience of their artists together with the right projects. Having worked with an incomparable range of visual languages, Grand Matter never fails to surprise its clients with their firsthand industry knowledge. We guarantee it is a true platform for those who are passionate about meaningful creativity and strengthening the creative community.

Handsome Frank
We all love a place where we can go and cut loose a little bit and yes, regularly going to your local pub not only makes you happier but also more creative. UK-based illustration agency Handsome Frank, believe it or not, started with a conversation in the pub about a decade ago. The idea was the brainchild of co-founders Jon and Tom who are cousins and decided that it felt like a fitting tribute to name the company after their grandfather, Frank. Being able to keep things personal despite their growth over the years is what echoes the ‘family’ feel they strive to keep with their agency. And it’s this sense of community and easier communication that makes this little close-knit team of four evolve to become an international creative powerhouse, attracting clients predominantly in advertising, design and publishing from across the globe.

Jelly London
Our eyes are naturally drawn to compelling visuals and we think Jelly London never fails to surprise us with their smile-inducing collection of illustrative designs. Over the course of 13 years in business, Jelly London has worked with a massive list of international artists and illustrators including Kelly Anna, Dan Woodger, and Tom Guilmard, to name but a few, producing creative content across all mediums for clients across the five continents.

For almost half a century, Meiklejohn has served as a platform for clients to come for the best in illustration. Having collaborated with creatives on a whole host of projects, ranging from ground-breaking ad campaigns to beautiful book covers, they regard themselves as creative facilitators. Meiklejohn always takes care of the business end so their artists can concentrate on what they do best and have time to experiment with a wide range of disciplines to deliver design excellence to a wide range of international clients.

NB Illustration
Having served as a valuable hub for creatives seeking professional and reliable illustration artists since 2000, NB Illustration is on a mission to represent and promote artists by always taking a hands-on approach to creative briefs and getting involved by oiling wheels of the production process. Over the years, NB Illustration embraces collaboration in an effort to bring visual culture into a new era, resulting in works that are both original and visually appealing.

Based in London with satellites in Milan and Berlin, Pocko represents an exciting roster of international talent that spans traditional illustration to digital animation, photography and live performance. With over 15 years of experience, Pocko specialises in producing content that covers a complete spectrum of styles for the art, culture and communication fields. They ensure each brief is tackled with both commercial objectives and creative insight, resulting in work that communicates quality, creative commitment and tenacity.

Synergy Art
Even amongst a plethora of incredibly successful illustration agencies, Synergy Art stands out. Established in 2000 by Frances Wallace, today, from their HQ in West London and with only four members of staff, Synergy has been working collaboratively with 30 of the finest contemporary illustration artists to deliver artworks to clients from all over the world. Blending artistic experiments with a pragmatic approach, you will be awed by the vastness of their beautiful visual outcomes.

The Artworks Illustration Agency
The Artworks Illustration Agency was established in 1983 and has built up a longstanding reputation for excellence and quality in the work produced by a roster of both emerging and established artists and illustrators. The agency sees the creative potential of so much unleashed energy by up-and-coming creatives and therefore has started the Startworks programme to enable these young talents to perform optimally.

We Are Goodness
We Are Goodness, a boutique creative consultancy repping a diverse roster of international illustration artists. From tactile design and hand-lettering to GIFs, animation and motion graphics, the agency makes it their mission to maximise the creative potential of their roster of insightful thinkers who are renowned for their championing colourful, playful, and character fuelled illustration and design. Their long list of clients includes Sony Music, Urban Outfitters, Google Play, BBC, Facebook, just to name a few.


International Illustration Agents.

Pekelo, illustration agency, France

Atelier22 Paris, illustration agency, France

PellMell. – illustration agency – France

Agent and Artists – illustration agency – France

JSR illustration agency, UK

Form Nation – illustration agency – Sweden

Lezilus – illustration agency – France

Marie Bastille – illustration agency – France

Call My Agent – illustration agency – France

Caroline Maréchal – illustration agency – France

2agenten, Berlin, Dusseldorf

Sepia Germany

Unit, Amsterdam

Anna Goodson Illustration Agency international illustration agency based in Canada

Australia and New Zealand

Chulo Creative 

The Hatch,

The Illustration Room

International Rescue
, Auckland, New Zealand and Sydney, Australia.

Jacky Winter, Melbourne

Rock-of-Eye, Melbourne


Agent Hamyak is Tokyo based Illustration Agency


Illozoo, Savannah


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