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Bologna Illustration Gallery Member’s Choice Award

Welcome to the Member's Choice Award voting page for the 2016 Bologna Illustration Gallery.


Voting for our inaugural Bologna Illustration Gallery Member's Choice Awards has now CLOSED. The results will be announced at the upcoming summer conference in Los Angeles and also on this page.

In the meantime you might want to discover more about the illustrators of these works. So to find the illustrator's name and website click hereYou might also want to read our judges' comments about the submitted works as well as all the BiG statistics so click here.


The illustrations below are the 43 finalists that were chosen by our esteemed judges (Laurent Linn, Naomi Kojima & Doug Cushman) from over 500 entries that were submitted. The judges' finalists and winner were displayed at the SCBWI booth in Bologna in 2016. Now it is YOUR chance, along with our global membership, to vote. 

To vote, simply click on the VOTE button to select your favourite illustration. As it was for the judges, the images are titled without the illustrator's name – you are voting for your favourite image. To see a larger version click on the image. It will appear in a separate tab. 

Voting will be open for one week from 24th to 31st May, 2017 (PDT) and you can only vote once. The results will be tallied and the winner announced at the upcoming Summer Conference in Los Angeles and on this page. 

So spend some time looking at the wonderful art created by our illustrator members and then vote.


Team Bologna


These images represent only a small sample of work on display. Visit our previous galleries for more wonderful illustrations by SCBWI members.

The SCBWI will be returning to Bologna, bigger and better in 2018. Details about the forthcoming Bologna showcase including the 2018 BiG will be released later this year. 

Still have questions? You can e-mail Christopher Cheng, our SCBWI Bologna Coordinator.