The Professional Association of Illustrators of Catalonia (APIC) is a group bringing together all illustrators interested in defending together the rights of professionals.
APIC was established in 1981. It currently has more than 500 members, from all areas of applied visual arts and is open to all professionals working in these areas.
APIC welcomes all authors and creators of images working professionally in the area of illustration, in any of its branches: books, text books, comics, advertisement, packaging, press, greetings, animation, multimedia editing, on-line editing, computer graphics, poster art, caricature, learning games, mural painting, storyboard, layout and scientific illustration.
Winners of the 2008 Junceda Awards:
ANIMATION: Rafael Castañer, Pere Ginard and Laura Ginés for their Standstill video-clip La risa funesta
“For the wide range of resources applied to the synchrony of music”
MULTIMEDIA: David Maynar for Sant Quirze Qualitat by Mariva, games and education
“For the didactics and interaction”
SCIENTIFIC: Estudi Alademosca for Salud bucodental y embarazo by Laboratorios Lacer
“For the technical perfection and descriptive ability”
ADVERTISEMENT: Marta Zafra for Picnic Productora
“Because you would eat it all”
EDITING: Elenio Pico for Matemáticas 3
“For its ability to generate surprise”
PRESS AND MAGAZINES: Ex aequo Alma Larroca for Casa Viva
“It has a unique language that tactfully combines texture from interior designing”
Carmen Segovia for Dossier 22 from La Vanguardia
“For the ability to transmit the depth in its characters”
Pau Masiques for Marxa Fúnebre published by Fràgil
“For the primitive strength of its images
TEXTBOOK: Marc Torrent for Antologia lectures 3r ESO published by McGraw Hill
“For the symbolic nature and poetry of its images”
BOOK COVER: Marc Torrent for Helpers published by Bambú
“Because simplicity shows power”
NON-FICTIONAL BOOKS FOR CHILDREN: Miguel Gallardo for Enséñame a ser feliz published by Ara llibres
“For its friendly and sensitive graphics”
FICTIONAL BOOKS FOR CHILDREN
Sílvia Cabestany for Els tres tambors published by Tántagora
“For its documentation and recreation of time”
NON-FICTIONAL BOOKS FOR ADULTS: Marta Zafra for Un paseo por el mundo published by La Casa Encendida
“For the seductive power of its images and a risky presentation”
FICTIONAL BOOKS FOR ADULTS: Sonia Pulido for Cromos de luxe published by Monográfico
“For the powerful vitality in its images”
JUNCEDA IBÈRIA: Elisa Arguilé for Puré de guisantes published by Anaya
“For its perturbing and obscure atmosphere”
JUNCEDA D’HONOR: Maria Rius
This illustrator was born in Sant Pere de Riudebitlles (Barcelona) in 1938 and was one of the founding members of the Professional Association of Illustrator of Catalonia. Worth mentioning are her works on children’s literature and dissemination. She has illustrated over 170 books.
The members of the Professional Association of Illustrators of Catalonia appoint its board of directors every two years, as its governing body.A management team is in charge of implementing all directives coming from the Board.
For the period 2011-2013, the Board is formed by the following:
Chair: Miguel Gallardo
Vice-Chair: Jordi Corbera
Treasury: David Maynar
Secretary: Carme Marcos
COLLABORATORS AND FRIENDS
Fundació Art i Dret (Art and Rights Foundation)
Consell Català del Llibre Infantil i Juvenil (Catalan Council for Children's and Young People's Books)
This year, the award was given to the Czech illustrator Kveta Pacovska, a prestigious illustrator throughout the world and with an extended career.
For many years illustrators had been asking for this award to be given to the Czech illustrator. This request was visible with the enormous turnout at the awards ceremony.
This awards makes us a reference point in Spain, since it is the only one of its kind.
Become a member of the Association of Illustrators of Catalonia
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