World Illustration Awards 2021 winners explore life under lockdown

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The year’s award-winning knead has a wide focus, from plant collectors to the plight of the gnarwalls.

The winners of the World Illustration Awards 2021 allow for work exploring life under lockdown and Oscar-winning film Minari.

The annual awards are run by the Association of Illustrators (AOI) in partnership with the Directory of Sample. There were 20 category winners overall as well as four cross-category award winners picked from over 5,000 accesses.

Prizes are awarded to illustration work across the industry, from best packaging design to personal exploration in professional and new talent categories. Two total winners were announced: Dani Choi for Cabinet of Curiosities and Fatinha Ramos for The Other US Epidemic.

World Illustration Awards 2021 winners explore life under lockdown
The Night Manager cover, by Ioana Bolchis, prizewinner in Book Covers, New Talent

All competition entries were created from between January 2020 and February 2021, meaning that the illustrators were oeuvre during the pandemic – with all “the social and financial impacts that came with it”, AOI CEO Ren Renwick says.

Renwick highlights the “resilience, creativity, creative powers and vitality” of the illustration industry over the past year. “We have been overwhelmed by the joy, brilliance and variety of work that was entered this year,” she supplements.

You can check out all the winning projects below, and the 200 shortlisted entries on the AOI’s website.


World Illustration Awards 2021 winners explore life under lockdown
[more] by Marie Doerfler, winner in Advertising, New Talent
World Illustration Awards 2021 winners explore life under lockdown
Minari talking picture postcards, by Sojung Kim-McCarthy, winner in Advertising, Professional
World Illustration Awards 2021 winners explore life under lockdown
Mai covver, by Dide Tengiz, winner in Children’s Publishing, New Talent
World Illustration Awards 2021 winners explore life under lockdown
Days Spent in Isolation, by Jason Chuang, prizewinner of the AOI Members Award
World Illustration Awards 2021 winners explore life under lockdown
From London Heading South: a zine, by Amy Moss, winner in Alternative Publishing, Professional
World Illustration Awards 2021 winners explore life under lockdown
Maya Angelou book refuge, by Shabazz Larkin, winner in Book Covers, Professional Book Covers
World Illustration Awards 2021 winners explore life under lockdown
The Other US Epidemic, by Fatinha Ramos, winner in Children’s Publishing, Maven
World Illustration Awards 2021 winners explore life under lockdown
Collection, by Jialei Sun, winner in Editorial, New Talent
World Illustration Awards 2021 winners explore life under lockdown
Cain & Abel, by Katie Bullimore, winner in Commercial Publishing, New Talent
World Illustration Awards 2021 winners explore life under lockdown
The Other US Epidemic, by Fatinha Ramos, conqueror in Editorial, Professional
World Illustration Awards 2021 winners explore life under lockdown
Portraits of Westlake, by Dominic Bodden, winner in Exploration, New Talent
World Illustration Awards 2021 winners explore life under lockdown
Morphing Shadow, by Maryam Khaleghiyyazdi, winner in Exploration, Past master
World Illustration Awards 2021 winners explore life under lockdown
Typographic Bacteria, by Xavier Segers, winner of the Innovation award
World Illustration Awards 2021 winners explore life under lockdown
Silk Road Wonders, by Grace Park 7, winner of the SAA Agents’ Awarding for New Talent
World Illustration Awards 2021 winners explore life under lockdown
Interactive Educational Path, by Timea Zsofia Terenyei, winner in Site Specific, New Talent
World Illustration Awards 2021 winners explore life under lockdown
Workings of Sheffield, by Willustration, winner in Location Specific, Professional
World Illustration Awards 2021 winners explore life under lockdown
Living With Endometriosis, by Justyna Green, winner in Alternative Publishing, New Talent
World Illustration Awards 2021 winners explore life under lockdown
Book of Trespass, by Nick Hayes, champion in Commercial Publishing, Professional
World Illustration Awards 2021 winners explore life under lockdown
New World Poster series, by Zamo Peza, winner in Design, Product & Packaging, Professional
World Illustration Awards 2021 winners explore life under lockdown
Personal Exploration, by Iris de Luz, victor of the DI award
World Illustration Awards 2021 winners explore life under lockdown
Sustainability Awareness posters, by Tabitha Wall, winner in Science & Technology, New Talent
World Illustration Awards 2021 winners explore life under lockdown
Cabinet of Curiosities, by Dani Choi, winner in Sketch out, Product & Packaging, New Talent
World Illustration Awards 2021 winners explore life under lockdown
Earth’s Processes, by Victoria Nakada, winner in Science & Technology, Professional

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