Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

For Illustrators

11 June 2022 
Illustrator Masterclass! Portfolio Reviews!
We are excited to welcome three great reviewers for the Illustration Masterclass Portfolio Breakout 2022; Ellie Pritchett from Beehive Illustration Ltd, Lorna Hemmingway from Bell Lomax Moreton Literary Agency and Mark Mills from Plum Pudding Artist Agency. Bookings end on the 9 June 2022, 5:00 pm.
Two bookings are held for applications for under represented illustrator members. Please send an email as soon as possible if you wish to apply for those places to,

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Past news

Pictures at Play Biennial SCBWI Biennial Exhibition successfully closed another great show on the 4 January 2020.  This is a juried exhibition of the best of children’s book illustration in SCBWI, selected by a jury panel of a celebrated illustrator, an art director and a commissioning editor.

To view more, visit the online exhibition:

Selected illustrators: 

Gaia Alessi • Clare Andrews • Jeske Balmakers • Mike Brownlow • Jo Byatt • Sarah Coomer • Jeff Crosby • Sharon Davey • Suzanne Dore • Vicki Gausden • Robert Glenny • Dave Gray • Howard Gray • Giuliana Gregori • Morag Hood – Yvonne Ivinson • Maxine Lee-Mackie • Layn Marlow • Bridget Marzo • Vanya Nastanlieva • Sara Netherway • Polly Noakes • Anne-Marie Perks • Dina Riyanti • John Shelley • Irene Silvino • Soni Speight • Margaret Sturton • James Taylor • Sally Walker • Camille Whitcher