The Illustrators Exhibition is a showcase for the latest trends in illustration and talent spotting new artists held during Bologna Children’s Book Fair.
Launched in 1967, the Exhibition displays a wide selection of artists from different countries offering young emerging talents tangible professional opportunities.
Professionals opportunities for emerging artists
The call for entries, closed on the 8 November 2020, attracted over 3,000 illustrators who submitted their artwork from 88 countries.As usual, an outstanding international jury will select 80 winners whose illustrations will be presented at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair; then the exhibition will travel across different countries in a two year tour. New this year, to strengthen the support to the international illustrators community, BCBF is opening up new opportunities of promotion and training thanks to enhanced digital features.The registered illustrators' list will be online soon.