Deadline: January 12, 2024 00:00 CET
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Eligibility: any illustration first published or produced from January 2023 through January 2024 is eligible. Entries may originate from any country.

Communication Arts Illustration Competition 2024

Introduce your work to the world. Enter the most prestigious competition for creativity in illustration, the Communication Arts Illustration Competition.

For 65 years, Communication Arts has honored the craft of talented illustrators from around the world. In support of these hardworking artists, the Illustration Competition does not support AI text-to-image generated submissions.

The competition invites the following:

  • Advertising: ads, posters, music and product packaging, etc.
  • Books: covers, jackets, interiors, etc.
  • Editorial: consumer or trade magazines, newspapers, etc.
  • For Sale: posters, prints, greeting cards, licensing/stock, gallery sale, online store, etc.
  • Institutional: company/association publications, annual reports, catalogs, client websites, blogs, etc.
  • Motion/Animation: time-based media for film, television, video or web, etc.
  • Self-Promotion: promotion for illustrators, design firms, ad agencies, art schools, printers, paper companies, etc.
  • Unpublished: experimental/personal work not published.
  • Student Work: illustration or animation created for school assignments.
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Why apply?

Selected by an international jury of distinguished designers, art directors and illustrators, the winning entries will be distributed worldwide in the Communication Arts Illustration Annual, in print and digital editions, and on, assuring important exposure to the creators of this outstanding work.

Each winning entrant will receive a personalized Award of Excellence, milled from solid aluminium, and award certificates issued for firms, individuals and clients.

CA’s Award of Excellence is one of the most-coveted awards in the industry. If chosen, winning places you in the highest ranks of your profession.

Interested in applying for the Communication Arts Illustration Competition 2024? Register your participation by following the application link and taking the suggested steps.

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