Wednesday, January 24, 2018

MoCCA Fest & ICON10

MoCCA Fest will be April 7–8, 2018 in New York City. Sponsored by the Society of Illustrators, it’s 2 days of publishers and artists of zines, comics, graphic novels, prints, etc. SU Illustration students create and sell products at tables that the Illustration BFA Program sponsors. The SU bus will make a day trip on Saturday, April 7 that anyone can ride (for $25 fare, $5 entry fee to MoCCA Fest.)

ICON10, the national illustration conference, is accepting student volunteer applications. The conference will be in Detroit, MI, July 11–14, 2018. The conference is four days of non-stop illustration, attended by illustrators, art directors and other creative professionals from around the world.

Children's Book Competition Deadline

Little Brown Books for Young Readers is seeking entries from emerging artists in children’s book publishing.
The winner gets a $1500 award, trip to NYC and the opportunity to be considered to have a book published (as a separate, additional deal).
Deadline is by May 15, 2018. 

Wednesday, January 17, 2018


Communication Arts: January 19, 2018 (

Society of Illustrators Student Scholarship Competition: February 5, 2018 

(Faculty will upload images for SoI. All other competitions are up to you to enter.)

World Illustration Awards: February 6, 2018 (

American Illustration: February 16, 2018 (

Illustration West: Society of Illustrators Los Angeles: Fall, 2018 (

Friday, May 12, 2017



Ari Dinero '18, Dual Loyalties, Acrylic, Instructor: John Thompson. Winner Kazu Sano Award

Amanda Greiner '19, Figure Study, Ink, Instructor: James Ransome

Mack Muller '17, Sax Man, Monoprint, Instructor: James Ransome

Kelly O'Neill '17, The Snow Queen, Mixed Media, Instructor: John Thompson

SU Illustration Grads '17 Websites

Dongni Bao:
Sarah Jane Bennett:
Honni Cannon David:
Bobby Davison:
Tatiana Diaz:
Samantha Gottwalt:
Taylor Hicks:
Lara Hirschberg:
Yoon Ah Jeong:
Melissa Kraidman:'
Delaney Kuric:
Kelly O’Neill:
Dani Pendergast:
Monica Rexach Ortiz:
Amber Roach:
Marisa Rother:
Geani Sanabria:
Emilie Scholl:
Gabriella Siverstein:
Rebecca Sorkin:
Benjamin Tomimatsu:
Autumn Wilson:
Carly Wright:

Friday, February 26, 2016

Society of Illustrators winners, 2015

Congratulations to three SU Illustration majors for getting into the Society of Illustrators' student show! It ain't easy and we're all proud of Olivia Ferlenda and her cut paper piece Wintertime in the City, Yoon Ah Jeong and her ink piece The Stroke, and Dani Pendergast with her painting Salem.

Sunday, February 21, 2016

Summer Internships

See here for links to internships in the animation industry.

For internships at the Society of Illustrators, contact Anelle Miller: