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Award Winning Illustration and Photography Annual Now Available as Enhanced eBooks

PRESS RELEASE – For over 30 years American Illustration and American Photography (ai-ap.com), published by Amilus Inc., has showcased the best creative work, curated by a juried panel of top creatives and industry professionals from advertising, design, and publishing. The yearly competition identifies the world’s most awe inspiring, trending, and relevant illustration and photography – a must-have library addition for anyone in the creative arts.

The enhanced eBooks, published by Visualist Publishing (VisualistPublishing.com), incorporates cutting edge technology that gives their audience a deeper interaction and engagement with the featured artists and their work. Artist statements are available as audio clips, and direct links to the artist’s website and a creative index for each image is included for further discovery. A video of the BIG TALK symposium, a live panel discussion of members of the contest jury gives further insight into what stands out in a successful image. Continuing in the tradition of celebrated and beautifully produced American Illustration 32 and American Photography 29 print books; the eBooks extend the integrity, value and high-end execution of the books while adding precision interactivity and engagement opportunities.

The winning works range from sensitive subjects like gun control, to haunting environmental and sociological issues, to conceptual images of everyday objects, often with a humorous and always with a thought provoking approach.

Illustrators and Photographers alike who look for inspiration and information about top image-makers will enjoy the eBooks as well as those who source talent like creative directors, publications, and agencies.


The celebrated annuals are now for the first time also available for the interactive user:


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American Illustration 32


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American Photography 29











About American Illustration

The American Illustration 32 presents the 369 winning images as selected by a jury of art and design professionals from over 8,700 submissions to a prestigious annual competition. For over 30 years now, the American Illustration books are lavishly produced in large-format, hardcover print, the AI32 annual, based on the creative direction by Richard Turley.

About American Photography

The American Photography 29 is a lavishly produced hardcover print book that presents the 229 winning images as selected by a jury of art and design professionals from over 9,000 submissions to a prestigious annual competition.