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American Society of Architectural Illustrators (ASAI), is a non-profit international professional organization of architectural illustrators, whose goals are to foster communication among architectural illustrators, to raise the standards of architectural illustration and to acquaint the public with the importance of such drawing as integral to the practice of architecture.

October 2012

Conference Images from Baltimore

View Architecture in Perspective 27 winners

View Krob 2012 winners

September 2012

KRob 2012
ASAI members are invited to enter the 38th Annual Ken Roberts Memorial Delineation Competition
OCTOBER 26, 2012 5pm CST
for more detail
April 2012

Architecture in Perspective 27
Jury Selections Now Available

AIP27 Student Jury Selections Announced

Happiness, Beauty and Nature inspire students...

January 2012

Welcome new board members:
Jason A.D. Shirriff, Vice President
W. Daniel Church, Secretary.

KRob 11
37th Annual Ken Roberts Memorial Delineation Competition

Click here to view winners

September 2011

KRob 11
37th Annual Ken Roberts Memorial Delineation Competition

Submission Deadline October 28

August 2011

President Masaaki Yamada reassures conference attendees that life in Tokyo is quite safe and it is business as usual.
"No radiation data has been observed in Tokyo that may affect the human body."

July 2011

"UIA 111 days before the Exhibition"
A massive display promoting the UIA conference and VAD exhibition is seen daily by thousands of commuters...

June 2011

Everything you need to know!
Recent changes to ASAI Board

May 2011

TOKYO Update
Masaaki Yamada describes Tokyo post earthquake, recovery and future hopes.

April 2011

Call For Entries
Architectural 3D Awards 2011

March 2011

Message from ASAI President and Tokyo resident, Masaaki Yamada.

ASAI Headquarters New Address & Phone Number
Please note new info for ASAI Headquarters:
1022 Tait Street
Oceanside, CA 92054

January 2011

ASAI Welcomes New Board Members
Please welcome Maarten van Dooren as Vice President 2011 and Dale Watson as Member at Large

Madison Sketch Tours
View the sketch imagery from the 2010 Madison Convention and previously unpublished images from Miami
December 2010

Architecture in Perspective
Several of the more recent AIP Exhibitions are now available for online viewing.

Krob results announced
Congratulations to ASAI members Sam Ringman, John Wang, Neil Sheiter & Alexander Daxbock

ASAI members in "Home" Exhibition
David Csont, Steve Stannard, Stewart White, and Bill Hook exhibit at Antique Underground

November 2010
Overseas members' dues reduced to $170

August 2010
CGarchitect is offering ASAI members a 10% discount and 500 bonus reward points with each order.

To take advantage of this discount go to the Member Benefits and Discounts Page in the Members area

NEW - Online forum available
A new sub-forum has been established on the CGArchitect forum as a way to foster discussion among the various formal architectural illustration organizations around the world as well as the general public.
To post or respond to messages does require registration on the Cgarchitect site but it is completely free to do so.
A big thanks to Jeff Mottle for offering up the space

link to forum

Cesar Pelli's Madison Museum of Contemporary Art

ASAI Madison Conference and AIP 25 Exhibition
Many thanks to Mark Nelson for a very successful conference in Madison this year. The AIP 25 exhibition opened in Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center. Photos and highlights available soon.
Click here to purchase the AIP25 Publication.

Members Choice Award: Dennis Allain

Architecture in Perspective 25
DENNIS ALLAIN wins Members' Choice Award
Dennis Allain was announced as the Members' Choice winner at the 2010 conference in Madison, Wisconsin this October.
Click here to view the AIP25 Jury Selected images

AIP25 Student Award of Excellence image by Neill Scheiter, Drury University, Springfield, Missouri

Student Award of Excellence AIP26
Call for AIP26 Entries to be announced shortly
Alexander Daxbock and Neill Scheiter won AIP25 Student Awards of Excellence.
There can be little doubt that architectural illustration is a global endeavor in every respect...
To view the AIP25 winning images and Student Awards of Merit, along with the jurors' comments
click here

Digitally Embedding Copyright Notice for Photoshop Image Files
A simple method to provide added protection of all your artwork.
To find out more
click here
To download more information click here

Software reviews of Piranesi and Sketchup are now available in the Members Area

ASAI members in "Home" Exhibition
Four members of ASAI have been brought together by Artique Underground in Frederick Virginia for their December show, “Home”. The prestigious gallery will be displaying the fine art work of David Csont, Steve Stannard, Stewart White, and Bill Hook through the month. For more info, see their site at

Pumpkin carving at ASAI opening reception. Detail fro photo by Jason Shirriff

See what ASAI members got up to at the recent ASAI conference in Madison...
Members' Notice Board
ASAI members are invited to submit any items of interest to other members on these pages - for instance: plein air sketch groups, exhibition announcements, comments and advice, new editions and new additions! The Members Notice Board can be found in the Members Area.

Detail, Best in Category - Student Digital/Mixed
Kyung Jae Yu, 2009

Results announced shortly

The Ken Roberts Committee invited ASAI members to enter this year's KRob delineation competition. Results will be announced here soon. To find out more KRob click here

CGarchitect 2009 Industry Survey Results
CGarchitect has published the latest results of its worldwide industry survey determining the current state of the field and how the current economy has impacted businesses.
click here to read more

As promised, the results of the recent member survey is now available.

A special thanks to Tim Wells for volunteering to create, oversee and compile the results for us.

Click here for downloadable pdf

American Society of Illustrators Partnership
(ASAI is a founding member of the ASIP)
Authors Groups Meet in Oslo

OSLO, NORWAY Over 60 authors organizations met here this week to discuss strategies for defending authors' rights in the digitized world. Their call to action is reminiscent of the grassroots coalition that came together in the US last year to oppose the Orphan Works bill.
In addition to concerns over anti-copyright legislation, authors around the world, including visual artists, face threats from piracy, unauthorized usage, all-rights contracts and, in the US, the loss and/or dissipation of their reprographic royalties. To read more click here
To download the statement of Brad Holland and Cynthia Turner on behalf of the Illustrator's Partnership of America click here

To check on the status of this Bill in Congress click on the link below:

AIP20 cover

Architectural Illustrators wanted!
Check out Job Listings on this website. For more information click here

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