The best of art and design, quarterly

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

CQ71 Call for Entries is closed.

Thanks to all who submitted their work for CQ71. Winners will be announced via email in mid-March.

CQ71 is closed

CQ71 animated call for entries.

Online Gallery 69

Here are the results of our quarterly competition showing the work of winners and runners-up. View Online Gallery 69→.

100 Best 2021

We want to bring special attention to those artists, designers and photographers who appeared in 2021. Supplies are limited. Learn more→

100 Best 2021 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

  • 72: April 28, 2023
  • 73: July 28, 2023
  • 74: October 27, 2023
Cover image by Dora Duan

100 Best 2021

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 Thomas Notarangelo Inspiration by Thomas Notarangelo

CQ69: What Inspires U?

CQ asks each winner to tell us what inspires them.

CQ70: Latest Winners

We are pleased to announce the winners and runner-ups from CQ70. Issue 70 will be published in the spring.