Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators


The Portfolio Showcase at our annual conference is a wonderful way to have your work viewed by conference attendees and faculty.  All Southern Breeze Conference attendees are eligible to enter work into the showcase.

Portfolio Showcase Guidelines

  • Submit one (1) portfolio in a standard format only
  • Maximum Size (measured when opened): 32” wide, 12” high
  • Maximum Height (measured when closed): 3” tall
  • 10 – 15 of your best images
  • Copies & Prints Only – No Original Art
  • Your Name and Contact information must be on the portfolio

Business Cards / Promotional Cards

  • Up to 5” x 7” horizontal or Vertical
  • Cards to be placed by portfolio on the table


  • 1 – 2 dummies are permitted
  • Dummies may not be larger than the portfolio
  • Dummies are optional
  • Dummies must be attached to your portfolio (string, rubber band and yarn work well)
  • The dummy may or may not be your writing, but please give credit where credit is due

Not Permitted

  • Over-sized Portfolios or Unusually Formatted Portfolios
  • Original Art
  • Framed Art
  • Published Books
  • 3-D Art
  • Easels, Stands, and Props of any kind

Drop off & Pick Up

The Portfolio Showcase will be on Saturday, March 10, 2018.  Participants must drop off their portfolio and pick up their portfolio by the end of WIK conference.  (Please remember to bring it back on Sunday for Illustrator’s Day.)  Conference volunteers are not responsible for lost or stolen property.



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