Illustrations are by assignment only.
Before submitting, be sure to familiarize yourself with our magazines. Sample copies are available for viewing at the Cricket Media Store where you can also purchase a current issue. Issues are also available at many local libraries.
PLEASE DO NOT send original artwork. Send postcards, promotional brochures, or color photocopies. Be sure that each sample is marked with your name, address, phone number and website or blog. Art submissions will not be returned.
Please do not submit multiple copies of samples. All samples are reviewed by the design department for all of our magazines.
We do not accept photography.
BABYBUG, LADYBUG, SPIDER, CRICKET, CLICK, ASK, MUSE, FACES, DIG, and COBBLESTONE
Please address all portfolio samples to
Art Submissions Coordinator
70 East Lake Street, Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60601
See CICADA Art Submission Guidelines on our Submission Guidelines page.
For commissioned artwork, our magazines purchase print and digital rights plus promotional rights.
Physical art remains the property of the illustrator.