Communication Arts - 2020 Illustration Competition

Competitions

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Location (s):

  • Online
  • United States of America

Overview

Introduce your work to the world. Enter the most prestigious competition for creativity in illustration, the Communication Arts Illustration Competition. Any illustration first published or produced from January 2019 through January 2020 is eligible.

Details

Selected by a nationally representative 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 commarts.com, assuring important exposure to the creators of this outstanding work. As a service to art directors, designers and art buyers, a comprehensive index will carry contact information of the illustrators represented.

Each winning entrant will receive a personalized Award of Excellence, milled from solid aluminum, 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.

Illustration Competition Categories/Fees:

These categories are judged by the Illustration jury and will appear in the Illustration Annual:

  • Advertising: $40 single entry/$80 series
  • Books: $40 single entry/$80 series
  • Editorial: $40 single entry/$80 series
  • For Sale: $40 single entry/$80 series
  • Institutional: $40 single entry/$80 series
  • Motion/Animation: $90 single entry/$180 series
  • Self-Promotion: $40 single entry/$80 series
  • Unpublished: $40 single entry/$80 series
  • Student Work: $20 single print entry/$40 print series/$45 single video entry/$90 video series

Opportunity is About:


Eligibility

Candidates should be from:

Description of Ideal Candidate:

  • Any illustration first published or produced from January 2019 through January 2020 is eligible. Entries may originate from any country.
  • Descriptions in English are very important to the judges. Submission of entries acknowledges the right ofCommunication Arts to use them for publication and exhibition.
  • Each illustration is a single entry. A printed piece with several illustrations must have a dot or some other mark indicating which specific single illustration is to be judged. If a single illustration isn't indicated, the entry will be disqualified.
  • Campaigns or series are limited to five illustrations. If the entry has more than five illustrations, indicate which five are to be judged. If this isn't indicated, the entry will be disqualified.
  • Entries must be registered no later than Midnight (Pacific Standard Time), January 5, 2018.
  • Entries registered after that date require a late fee of $10 per entry. No entries can be registered after January 19, 2018

Questions

If you have any other questions, you can reach us by:

Email: competition@commarts.com
Phone: (650) 326-6040
Fax: (650) 326-1648


Dates:

Deadline: January 24, 2020


Cost/funding for participants:

Each winning entrant will receive a personalized Award of Excellence, milled from solid aluminum, 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.

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