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World Illustration Awards 2023

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We are pleased to announce that Lisa Sheehan has been featured in the World Illustration Awards 2023 shortlist for two different pieces, 'Carbon Footprint' originally commissioned by Scholastic, and 'Who Wants to Own a Hotel Now?' commissioned by the Financial Times Weekend Magazine.

Also included in the World Illustration Awards 2023 Longlist were; 'Return to Legoland' by Bartosz Kosowski, commissioned for a film festival by Argomedia, another piece by Lisa Sheehan, 'Blood Sport' -a cover illustration for Mother Jones magazine, 'Reisefieber', a self-initiated piece by Marcin Wolski, and 'Shanghai Under Lockdown' by Xinmei Liu, commissioned by The New York Times.

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Introducing Gianluca Folì

We are delighted to announce that Début Art now represents Italian illustrator Gianluca Folì. Gianluca Folì is an award-winning illustrator who lives and works in Rome. He likes pizza but doesn't play the mandolin. In more than 20-years of his career, Gianluca has pursued a path of study, of gaze, of search for his own intimate vocabulary. He explores the connection with things, visually referencing the objective correlative in the poetry of Thomas Eliot and Eugenio Montale which clearly represents emotions through things and the breaking of the boredom of everyday life. Gianluca's images stem from this narrative, transformed into shapes and colours by an alchemical process, with elegant momentum and modulation of the visual. The creative force of his images is balanced by a tightrope walking technique, in a happy and magical balance between drawing and color, between reality and the surreal. The arrival at a more direct code, made of synthesis and simplification, suggesting and ev...

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Xinmei Liu / 'Growing up Under a Red Flag'

'Growing Up under a Red Flag', a memoir of surviving the Chinese cultural revolution by Ying Chang Compestine with cover and a internal art illustrated by Xinmei Liu . The book is available to preorder now on the Penguin Random House website - https://rb.gy/muhd79

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BSME Awards 2023 Shortlist

In this years BSME Awards we are pleased to announce three Debut Art represented artists have been selected for the shortlist of 'Cover of the Year - Consumer'. The artists are; Lisa Sheehan, Justin Metz and Peter Crowther. The full awards shortlist can be seen here.

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American Illustration Awards Winners

We're very pleased to announce that the following Début Art represented artists have all been selected as winners at the recent American Illustration Awards; Christian Gralingen, Justin Metz, Peter Strain, The Red Dress, Viktor Koen and Xinmei Liu.

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