The best of art and design, quarterly

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

CQ59 Call for Entries is closed.

Thanks to all who submitted their work for CQ59. Winners will be announced via email in mid-March.

CQ59 is closed

CQ59 animated call for entries.

Online Gallery 56

Here are the results of our quarterly competition showing the work of winners and runners-up. View Online Gallery 56→.

100 Best 2019

We want to bring special attention to those artists, designers and photographers who appeared in 2019. Supplies are limited. Learn more→

100 Best 2019 Book Cover

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.

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Upcoming Deadlines

  • 60: April 24, 2020
  • 61: July 31, 2020
  • 62: October 30, 2020
Cover image by Brent Barson

100 Best 2019

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.

Inspiration by Monica Reeves Inspiration by Monica Reeves

CQ55: What Inspires U?

CQ asks each winner to tell us what inspires them.

Book Reviews

In each issue we take a look at the latest in art, design, and photography.

CQ58: Latest Winners

We are pleased to announce the winners and runner-ups from CQ58. Issue 58 will be published in the spring.