Partner Programs & Awards

The School Art League/Ezra Jack Keats/Children’s Book Illustration Award. Two awards given to graduating high school seniors from underserved communities who are continuing their art education with a focus on illustration.

Art Students League/Ezra Jack Keats Grant for Children’s Book Illustration. Two grants for artists from minority communities who are focusing on children’s book illustration and in need of training at a reasonable cost, after college or while working to support themselves.

SCBWI/Ezra Jack Keats BIPOC Showcase Prize for Illustration (scbwi). One prize to be given to a yet to be published illustrator from the BIPOC community at the summer portfolio show in L.A. We intend to establish a second such prize to be given at the SCBWI NYC winter portfolio show in 2022.

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft, at the Brooklyn Public Library’s Central Branch and Arlington Branch

Ezra Jack Keats/Janina Domanska Fellowship, at the de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection, University of Southern Mississippi

Ezra Jack Keats/Kerlan Memorial Fellowship, at the Kerlan Collection, University of Minnesota