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Copic Award is a competition aimed at providing an opportunity to share the diverse artworks created using Copic products on the web, connect Copic fans around the world to inspire each other and help make their creative experiences more fun.
There are no categories nor specific theme. The Award has been purposely kept this broad to encourage imagination.
Judges for this edition:
• Teiya Iwabuchi / Chief Editor of Bijutsu Techo
• Takeshi Obata / Manga artist
• Yurie Sekiya / Illustrator
• Chisato Tsumori / Fashion designer
• Kei Matsushita / Art director
Applicants must be individual artists, not groups. Entry is limited to artworks which have not already been made public either through another competition or an exhibition (excluding personal exhibition or own social media pages).
Only one piece of artwork may be submitted per person. Your artwork must have been created using Copic products.
There is no entry fee.
Open to anyone worldwide. There are no restrictions for nationality, age, experience, residence area, etc. All applicants under the age of 13 require the consent of a parent or legal guardian.
The Grand Prize will receive a cash award of 3,000 USD, an invitation to the award ceremony in Tokyo (including round-trip airline tickets and accommodation), a full 358 set of Copic Sketch markers.