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Welcome to Communication Arts Competitions!

For 65 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 Illustration Competition January 12, 2024
 2024 Photography Competition March 1, 2024
 2024 Design Competition May 3, 2024
 2024 Advertising Competition June 14, 2024
 2024 Typography Competition September 22, 2023
 2024 Interactive Competition October 27, 2023


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