The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) and the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) are pleased to announce that the annual “Into the Pixel” (ITP) video game art exhibit is now accepting submissions for its sixteenth collection. Co-produced by the AIAS and ESA, ITP celebrates the hard-working video game artists who help shape the video game worlds the industry knows and loves.
The 2019 ITP collection will be premiered at E3 2019, the world’s leading computer and video game event taking place in Los Angeles June 11-13. Video game artists and representatives can submit their in-game or concept art for consideration at www.intothepixel.com until Monday, April 29, 2019. Once again, the collection will be auctioned on eBay the week of E3. More details regarding the auction to follow soon.
The Entertainment Software Association (ESA), the trade association that represents the US video game industry and owns and produces E3, and the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) today announced the official selections for the 2018 Into the Pixel (ITP, #IntoThePixel) collection. Co-produced by the ESA and AIAS, the 2018 ITP collection of 16 pieces will be displayed during E3 2018, the world’s premier trade show for computer, video, and mobile games, from June 12-14, 2018, at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Established in 2004 and reviewed by a jury panel from the video game and fine art worlds, the annual ITP art exhibit honors the best artistic works of the year from video game artists. This year’s Into the Pixel collection includes 16 pieces – 15 prints from AAA blockbusters, mobile, and indie games, and one maquette featuring the iconic Kratos and Atreus from God of War.
All 15 print art pieces will be auctioned off on eBay, with a 5-day auction beginning Tuesday, June 12, at Noon PDT, and concluding Saturday, June 16, at Noon PDT. All ITP bids can be made at the AIAS eBay page here.
(*NOTE:ITP images will not appear on eBay until the live auction begins on June 12 at Noon PDT; God of War statue will not be auctioned off.)
Click here to see the full 2018 ITP collection.
Read the full press release here.
Learn about the 2018 ITP jurists.
Past collections can be viewed here.