Judging Panel
Mr. Jeff Jioe
Director, Fingertips Company Limited

Mr. Jeff Jioe is the founder of Fingertips Company Limited and the Organiser of the “Art on Climate” International Illustration Competition.

Mr. Jay Chau
Chairman, Asian Art Association

Mr. Jay Chau has worked for Netease News and Tencent. In 2018, he founded the Asian Art Association (AAA) in Singapore. Since its establishment, the AAA has held many influential art activities, including the World Heritage Live Painting Competition, the Asia Festival Singapore Dance Competition, the World Charity Painting Competition, the Asian Press Photo and the World Charity Painting Exhibition. Between them, these events have attracted thousands of participants from Singapore, Malaysia, mainland China, India, South Korea, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.

Mr. Bernard Bouton
vice President General,
Federation of Cartoonists Organizations International

Personal exhibitions in Belgium, Poland, Croatia, Slovakia.

First Prize donQuichotte (2010), Grand Prix Marostica (2018) He is both a cartoonist and a theorist of cartoon.

Member of EIRIS (Equipe Interdisciplinaire de Recherche sur l'Image Satirique, France), ISHS (International Society for Humor Studies, Etats-Unis), ENN (European Narratology Network). Jury member in Satyrykon (Poland), donQuichotte (Germany), Euro-kartoenale (Belgium), Portocartoon (Portugal), Nasreddin Hodja (Turkey), etc

Mr. Frank Hoffman
President,
Federation of Cartoonists Organizations Germany

Born at Allenstein / East Prussia in 1938.

Award-winning artist in Australia, Japan, South Korea (1991 Gold Prize / Seoul), Belgium (1998 First Prize Golden Hat), etc... Personal exhibitions in Germany and Croatia.

Cartoonist in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (1991-2003) Various cartoon books publications in Germany.

Ms. Marlène Pohle
vice President General,
Federation of Cartoonists Organizations International

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

She works as a cartoonist and illustrator for books for foreign languages, she participates as a cartoonist and caricaturist at Cartoon Festivals and at international Cartoon contests (as a participant or as a jury member). Personal exhibitions in Europe, Asia and South America.

Award-winning artist in Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Germany, etc
She collaborates also with CRNI (Cartoonists Rights Network International), with the Centro Cultural Roberto Fontanarrosa, Rosario, Argentina, and others.

Ms. Qiuzhen Zhu
Executive President and Secretary-General, Shenzhen Illustration Association

Ms. Qiuzhen Zhu is the Executive President and Secretary-General of the Shenzhen Illustration Association, Vice President of the Shenzhen Experience Design Association, initiator of the International Illustration Expo, and an independent curator.

Ms. Zhu has many years of experience in handling art projects, operating art institutions, and licensing artwork copyrights. She has particular strengths in the areas of artist cooperation and branding, commercial exhibitions, and IP licensing.

Mr. Liu Ray Lung
Chairman, Taiwan Society of Illustrators

Mr. Liu Ray Lung is the Chairman of the Taiwan Society of Illustrators and the Asia Illustration Association. He is a well-known illustrator in Taiwan, dedicated to promoting the art of illustration. He has been the project convenor of the Asia Illustrations Annual Awards since 2015. The awards are held every year all over Asia, having been hosted in Huashan Creative Park in Taipei, Taichung, Tainan, Taoyuan, Kobe, Kuala Lumpur and Shanghai. The awards have grown into one of the largest illustration industry events in Asia today.