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Communication Arts Annual Illustration Competition 52

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

Any Illustration first printed or produced within the last twelve months prior to the deadline is eligible. 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 and on commarts.com, assuring important exposure to the creators of this outstanding work.

Objective

Any illustration first printed or produced within the last twelve months prior to the deadline is eligible.

Illustrations may be submitted in the following categories:

  • Advertising
  • Books
  • Editorial
  • For Sale
  • Institutional
  • Motion/Animation
  • Self-Promotion
  • Unpublished

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.

Prizes

The winning entries will be distributed worldwide in the Communication Arts Illustration Annual and on commarts.com, assuring important exposure to the creators of this outstanding work.

Rules

  • Entries may originate from any country.
  • Explanation of the function in English is very important to the judges.
  • Submission of entries acknowledges the right of Communication Arts to use them for publication and exhibition.

How to enter?

Enter online on Communication Arts’ website. You need to register before submitting your entries.

Before you begin the process of entering, please have the following information and materials ready. This will make the process go quickly.

  • Your contact information for registration and notification.
  • Title and brief description of each project.
  • Any digital files you might want to submit saved as RGB (not CMYK) JPG format (maximum 1024 pixels wide X 768 pixels high @72dpi).

Entry fee

  • Advertising: $35 single entry/$70 series
  • Books: $35 single entry/$70 series
  • Editorial: $35 single entry/$70 series
  • For Sale: $35 single entry/$70 series
  • Institutional: $35 single entry/$70 series
  • Motion/Animation: $80 single entry/$160 series
  • Self-Promotion: $35 single entry/$70 series
  • Unpublished: $35 single entry/$70 series

Entries must be registered no later than Midnight (Pacific Time Zone), 7 January 2011. Entries registered after that date require a late fee of $10 per entry. No entries may be registered after 21 January 2011.