The best of art and design, quarterly

We’re looking for your best work in art, photography and design.

Current Issue: CQ52

Creative Quarterly 52 is available for purchase online. You can also view all the winners and runners-up in the Online Gallery.

This issue features the work of illustrator Jing Wei; the results of our quarterly competition; a few examples of what inspires our winners and book reviews. Print and digital issues available in our Shop. Learn more about Issue 52.

Issue 53 is in production and will be available this winter.

100 Best 2017

We want to bring special attention to those artists, designers and photographers who appeared in our four issues in 2017.


Receive all four annual issues directly in your mailbox, or if you prefer, your inbox. Print subscriptions include a free digital edition.


We still have many back issues available for purchase, print and digital. In addition to our hardcover 100 Best Annuals highlighting the top one-hundred entries from each year. We also review and recommend books in the areas of design, art and photography.

CQ54 Call for Entries winners announced.

We’re pleased to announce the winners and runner-ups to CFE54. View list of winners→

CQ55 Call for Entries.

We’ll be opening up our next Call for Entries in December 2018. If you want to be alerted to our Call for Entries, join our mailing list. And you can also join us on Facebook or follow us on Instagram.

About Us

Creative Quarterly is an international journal focusing on promoting the best work in graphic design, illustration, photography and fine art. Our competitions are open to all artists, designers and photographers at all levels—professionals, students, amateurs—in all countries. Winners and Runner-ups are featured online with winners advancing to our 100 Best Show. Here our judges select the top one-hundred entries from each year that are published in our Annual and exhibited in a New York gallery.

Cover: Current Issue Creative Quarterly 52

CQ Issue 52 is on the newsstand

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