Monday, October 27

Christian Montenegro / PRIX SWATCH award

CHRISTIAN MONTENEGRO has received the grand PRIX SWATCH award for the creative work he has done as an illustrator over the past few years!! Christian will design a Swatch Limited Edition and follow in the steps of famous artists like Kiki Picasso and Keith Haring. Well done Christian!

About the Award:

The Young Illustrator Award 08 was held worldwide for the first time. From 2.500 submissions of young artists working with illustration, 62 were nominated. The promising finalists were judged by a selected jury of graphic - and design experts.

The winners in the categories illustration, book art and animation receive a funding of 1.000 Euro each, as well as a limited edition of the watches from the Club’Art. The Graphics Collection by Swatch. They are also automatically nominated for the pre-selection of the next Illustrative and their works will be published alongside seven other Young Illustrators by Taschen.