Society of Illustrators

The Society of Illustrators is a professional society based in New York City. It was founded in 1901 to promote the art of illustration and, since 1959, has held an annual exhibition.

Society of Illustrators
FormationFebruary 1, 1901; 121 years ago (1901-02-01)
FounderHenry S. Fleming, Otto Henry Bacher, Frank Vincent DuMond, Henry Hutt, Albert Wenzell, Albert Sterner, Benjamin West Clinedinst, F. C. Yohn, Louis Loeb, and Reginald Birch
PurposeEncourage high ideals through exhibitions, lectures, education, and by fostering a sense of community and open discussion. Its mission is to promote the art and appreciation of illustration, as well as its history.
Location
  • 128 E. 63rd Street, New York, New York
Coordinates40°45′52.56″N 73°58′1.25″W
FieldsIllustration
Director
Anelle Miller (2007-present)
SubsidiariesMuseum of Comic and Cartoon Art
Websitewww.societyillustrators.org

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