Tianhua Mao
Tianhua Mao

The Best of Art and Design, Quarterly

¶ We’re looking for your best work in art, photography and design done during the past year.

¶ Open to all art directors, graphic designers, illustrators, photographers and fine artists in all media from all countries. Ours is a truly international show showcasing some of the best art and design being done today.

¶ Winners appear in the Spring-Summer issue of Creative Quarterly which is distributed to top newsstands and bookstores worldwide. And all work will be exhibited in our online gallery.

¶ Judged by an editorial staff of award-winning graphic designers, a former judge for Communication Arts photography annual and represented in The Graphic Eye: Photographs by Graphic Designers from around the Globe, a judge for the Society of Illustrators, Print Regional Design Annual and regional and national advertising and design competitions.

¶ Entries are judged as either in or out, the results are then tallied and we announce both winners and runners-up. Winners are displayed in our print and digital editions as well as online and are offered a certificate of excellence. Runners-up winners are displayed online. Winners receive a complimentary copy of the issue.

¶ Winners will also be entered in our year-end juried competition where our outside panel of distinguished judges select the top 100 pieces of 2017.

¶ Categories include advertising, graphic design, photography, illustration and fine art. Entry fees for Professionals are $30 per single entry, $55 per series—3 to 5 images for published work, unpublished work entry fees are $20/$45. For recent graduates (from the last three years), $15/$45 and for current undergraduates or post graduate students, $10 per single entry, $20 for a series. There are no publication fees.

¶ Creative Quarterly was founded in 2005 and has received numerous international awards and recognition for its design. Recently named one of the top 100 art and design publications in the world. View thumbnails of our current issue.