Association of Illustrators

AOI_Logo_2009_Name_278c-280pxThe Association of Illustrators (AOI) is a non-profit organisation, established in 1973 to promote contemporary illustration and establish industry standards. AOI has successfully worked to increase the standing of illustration as a profession and improve commercial and ethical conditions of employment. Amongst other benefits, members have access to a free dedicated hotline for legal, ethical and pricing advice.

Today, the AOI is working to inspire and educate future generations, campaigns for illustrators' rights and liaises with national and international organisations, agents and illustrators over industry issues.

Publications from AOI include Varoom – illustration, culture, society magazine and the Illustrators Guide to Law and Business Practice. AOIPortfolios site offers promotional space for illustrators.

AOI was a founding member of Pro-Action – Visual Artists in Business, which was set up to campaign against unfair contracts and terms of trade. Follow at  facebook-icon twitter-icon founded the Artists' Bill of Rights in 2007

Pro-Imaging is a worldwide support group for professional photographers
who are pro-active in defending photographers rights.