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Welcome to Communication Arts Competitions!

For 66 years, Communication Arts has honored the craft of talented illustrators and photographers from around the world. In support of these hardworking artists, we will not be accepting AI text-to-image generated submissions in our Illustration or Photography competitions.

Why You Should Enter

Communication Arts' annual juried competitions recognize the best creative work being done today in visual communications. Winning entries are published in one of six Annuals—Interactive, Illustration, Photography, Typography, Design and Advertising—in print and digital editions, and on commarts.com, assuring important exposure to potential clients and colleagues.

Select a competition below to begin entering.

Competition Submission Deadline
 2024 Design Competition May 17, 2024
 2024 Advertising Competition June 14, 2024
 2025 Typography Competition September 13, 2024
 2025 Interactive Competition October 11, 2024
 2025 Illustration Competition January 10, 2025
 2024 Photography Competition March 15, 2024


Have a question? Contact us by phone (650) 326-6040 or email competition@commarts.com.