How to join

If you wish to apply for membership, please read on for procedures and benefits of membership, then contact us.

Requirements for membership

Membership of Illustrators Ireland is available to independent professional illustrators who are Irish citizens (or) long-term residents of Ireland (or) have a recognised professional record and are now commercially based in Ireland.

Applications for Membership will be assessed by portfolio review, by a panel of five established Members, facilitated by the Membership Officer.  Quality and consistency of work are key factors, as is the professional record of the applicant.

Successful applicants must pay an annual subscription / dues of 120 euro per calendar year, within 30 days of request for same. Once accepted for membership, new Member’s online portfolios will be available to them on the first day of the calendar month following receipt of this payment.

Existing Members whose subscription renewal payments remain outstanding 30 days after request for same will have their portfolio removed from pending payment. If payment is not received 60 days after request, their Membership will be terminated indefinitely.

To apply:

  • Applicants must submit a selection of 10 recent samples of work for evaluation.
  • Applicants undertake that these samples have been produced independently within the last two years. At least 6 of these samples should have been published, with a commercial fee paid for their usage.
  • Applicants must accept the Illustrators Ireland Code of Conduct
  • Applicants must be contactable by email.

Membership benefits include:

  • Inclusion in the Portfolio section of along with email and links to personal website.
  • Automatic subscription to the Illustrators Ireland e-group, putting you in regular contact with Illustrators Ireland members.
  • Voting rights at Annual meetings.
  • Invitations to participate in collaborative promotional projects.

Please contact us at the address below for more information. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)  or proceed directly to the Application Form Here