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Vote for your tandem

Pedaling gently we reached the moment of online voting. What is it about? This is the vote that allows us to award the Popular Prize of the Tapirulan illustration competition, which this year, we remember, had “Tandem” as its theme.…

Tandem - Illustratori selezionati

Illustrators on tandem

On the tandem you normally travel in two, maximum three, or even four. We have placed 52 seats on the Tapirulan tandem, they seem like a lot, but they are very few, because we would have liked many other travel…

Guy Billout e Fabio Toninelli all'inaugurazione di Tilt

Inauguration and award ceremony of Tilt

The Tilt exhibition was inaugurated on Saturday 15 April. But let’s go in order, because so many things have happened. At 4 pm the meeting was set in our gallery for the inauguration of the Simone Rea exhibition, winner of…

Vote for your favourite Tilt

Voting starts today to award the Popular Prize of the 18th edition of the Tapirulan Illustrator Competition. You can vote for two illustrations among the 52 selected by the jury until 30 March 2023 at 12 am. The voting form…

Tilt – Selected illustrators

It would be easy, and perhaps obvious, to say that the results took a long time to come because the jury went haywire… Yes, it would be easy and obvious, but it would also be true, because when the level…

This gallery will send you in “tilt”

Like every year, we prepared the gallery collecting all the illustrations of the participants in the eighteenth edition of the competition. It was not easy because looking at them caused us severe dizziness and continuous tilting of our weak brain…

Completely stopped for the inauguration of Stop

The popsicles distributed by the staff of the association were not enough to refresh the public who attended the inauguration of STOP – International exhibition of contemporary illustrators, who patiently waited motionless for the beginning of the ceremony, which began…

Stop – Exhibition and award ceremony

On 28 May at 5 p.m., the STOP exhibition will be inaugurated at Santa Maria della Pietà in Cremona. The works of the 52 selected artists and a monographic exhibition by Adelchi Galloni, special guest and jury president of the…

Stop and vote!

Stop, take your time to look at all 52 illustrations and then vote for your favourite… There is no hurry, think hard, you have until 30 March to vote. At the end of the voting, the Popular Prize of 500…

Stop – Selected illustrators

This would be the moment we would like to stop, that moment when we press the publish button on the article announcing the selected illustrators of the Tapirulan illustrators Contest… However, this is not possible, although Stop, as the theme…

Utopia – We have reached the horizon…

Abbiamo scritto tante volte, citando, Eduardo Galeano, che l’utopia è come l’orizzonte: quando ci si avvicina di 10 passi esso si allontana di 10 passi… E questo pareva essere il destino anche della 16a Mostra internazionale di illustratori contemporanei, il…

Stop! Stop and look at the gallery!

Perhaps some people were beginning to fear that everything had stopped, that STOP was not only the theme of the new Tapirulan Illustrators Contest but also its sad destiny… But here we are, after the time needed to catalogue the…

Utopian updates, but not too much…

The online voting for the Popular Prize ended on 30 March 2021. Now the only thing left to do is the award ceremony and, above all, the exhibition! In recent months we had hoped that the exhibition would open in…

Utopia – Vote

The voting is open to award the Popular Prize of the 16th edition of the illustration competition! You can choose 2 illustrations among the 52 selected by the jury, to vote you can go to this page: illustratorscontest.tapirulan.it/vote

Utopia – Selected illustrators

We hate Mondays, especially when the results of the illustration competition come out on a Monday. As you know, in a utopian world there are no firsts or lasts, and we wish we could say that also in this case.…

Utopic Gallery

We told you that utopia is like the horizon, right? As Eduardo Galeano used to say: you walk two steps, and utopia goes away by two steps, you walk ten steps, and utopia goes away by ten steps… And so,…

Super - Nomina del vincitore del concorso Francesco Fidani

A super day

After endless days of work, inconveniences, frugal meals, sleepless nights, we arrived at the super day: Saturday 30 November. The starting point was set at 4pm with the inauguration of Joey Guidone’s personal exhibition – DRY -, a beautiful collection…

Super – Vote

The voting is open to award the Popular Prize of the 15th edition of the illustration competition! You can choose 2 illustrations among the 48 selected by the jury, to vote you can go to this page: illustratorscontest.tapirulan.it/vote

Super – Selected authors

Below are the 48 authors selected in the group of 804 participants. All 48 selected authors will be exhibited in Cremona between 30 November 2019 and 26 January 2020 (and subsequently in Genova Nervi until June 2020), together with the…

Super gallery

The super gallery

There is really everything in this super gallery: superheroes, of course, but not just the classic ones, because even a mother or a grandfather can appear as superheroes. There are supermarkets and various superstitions, old Super 8mm film and much…

super-stress

The super stress of cataloging

Do you know when you decide to tidy your house from head to toe? When do you start to sift through every single crevice to put everything in the right place? Well, then you can understand how the days are…

Super - Concorso per illustratori di Tapirulan - Edizione 15

Super competition for super illustrators

Tapirulan’s illustration competition is celebrating its first 15 years, so it is no longer a normal competition, but we can consider it, rather proudly, a super competition, open to all superillustrators, ready to surpass themselves and especially their competitors to…

Caos – Vota le tue illustrazioni preferite

The voting is open to award the Popular Prize of the 14th edition of the illustration competition! You can choose 2 illustrations among the 48 selected by the jury, to vote you can go to this page: illustratorscontest.tapirulan.it/vote

Caos – Selected authors

Many people have written to us, eager to know the results, and we apologize for making you wait one more day to know the results of the competition, but the choices when they are suffering and intense require time and…

Caos – Gallery of all the contestants

Dear friends, after unutterable efforts our brave cataloguers have completed their work and the gallery of all the participants to the 14th edition of our illustration contest is finally done! So brace yourselves and get ready to dig into a…

The chaos of cataloging

Surely the most chaotic moment of the competition is that of cataloging. Saturday, October 20th, the registrations for the fourteenth edition of the competition were closed and in these days we are opening packages, checking entries, digitizing illustrations … In…

Goodbye to the Master Tony Wolf

Dear friends, this time we are writing you to communicate a sad news. Antonio Lupatelli, known to all as Tony Wolf, passed away on Friday 18 May. We are really sorry because besides being a great illustrator he was a…

Natale Tony Wolf

Christmas drink with Tony Wolf

Christmas is approaching and with it the flourishing of aperitifs, business dinners, greetings among colleagues, exchanges of gifts among friends, etc. etc. … Yes, but a Christmas aperitif in the middle of 250 illustrations is not so frequent. Saturday, December…

Ciao – Selected authors

Here is the first suffered verdicts of the jury. Out of over 850 participants only 48 will be shown an the exhibition in Cremona between December 2 20167 and Genuary 28 2018. These 48 authors are still in the race…

Ciao - Logo della tredicesima edizione del concorso di illustrazione di Tapirulan

Ciao ciao…

The gestation of the 13th edition of Tapirulan’s illustration contest has been long, but finally we’re ready. We have a brand new website which we hope is clearer and will provide all the informations you need. We also have a…

Tony Wolf, special guest 2017

The special guest of this thirteenth edition of the competition will be Tony Wolf, one of the most loved children’s authors all over the world. His books are in the libraries of almost all families, but few know that behind…