The Illustrators of the Future Contest is an effective means for aspiring illustrators to make their break in the publishing industry, an industry well-known for being closed to the newcomer
Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) May 09, 2012
Finalists for the 1st Quarter of the 29th year of the L. Ron Hubbard Illustrators of the Future Contest were announced today by Joni Labaqui, the contest Director.
The finalists for this quarter are from Moscow and throughout the United States.
First Quarter Finalists are:
Jackie Albano of Florida
Garrick Allan of Wisconsin
Sida Chen of New York
Luke Consolo of Florida
Tim Furey of New Jersey
Brian McCulloch of Mississippi
Olga Titova of Moscow
Yue Xu of New York
The eight finalists’ art is sent to four of the contest judges. Of the eight finalists, three will be winners of the quarter. The three winners of each quarter are awarded cash prizes, a week-long intensive workshop, an awards ceremony and are also published in the annual L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future. Writers have their own contest and our winning illustrators illustrate the winning writers’ stories.
A Grand Prize winner is announced at the annual awards ceremony and is selected from another panel of judges and receives an additional $5,000.
“The Illustrators of the Future Contest is an effective means for aspiring illustrators to make their break in the publishing industry, an industry well-known for being closed to the newcomer,” Labaqui said.
For more information about the contest, go to http://www.WritersOfTheFuture.com. Or call the contest at 323-466-3310.