The best of art and design, quarterly

We’re looking for your best work in art, photography and design.

100 Best Gallery Reception Postponement

Due to an abundance of caution, we are postponing our 100 Best exhibition and reception scheduled for Friday, March 13. … Learn more→

Submit to CQ60

We’re currently accepting entries for CQ60, submit your work online by the deadline: Friday, April 24, 2020. Submit to CQ60→

Online Gallery 57

Here are the results of our quarterly competition showing the work of winners and runners-up. View Online Gallery 57→.

100 Best 2019

We want to bring special attention to those artists, designers and photographers who appeared in 2019. Supplies are limited. Learn more→

100 Best 2019 Book Cover

About Us

Creative Quarterly is an international journal focusing on promoting the best work in graphic design, illustration, photography and fine art. Our competitions are open to all artists, designers and photographers at all levels—professionals, students, amateurs—in all countries. Winners and Runner-ups are featured online with winners advancing to our 100 Best Show.

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Upcoming Deadlines

  • 61: July 31, 2020
  • 62: October 30, 2020
Cover image by Brent Barson

100 Best 2019

Here our judges select the top one-hundred entries from each year that are published in our Annual and exhibited in a New York gallery.

Inspiration by Wesley Bedrosian Inspiration by Wesley Bedrosian

CQ57: What Inspires U?

CQ asks each winner to tell us what inspires them.

Book Reviews

In each issue we take a look at the latest in art, design, and photography.

CQ59: Latest Winners

We are pleased to announce the winners and runner-ups from CQ59. Issue 59 will be published in the summer.