The best of art and design, quarterly

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

Current Issue: CQ53

Creative Quarterly 53 is available for preorder online. You can also view all the winners and runners-up in the Online Gallery.

This issue features the work of photographer David Hilliard; 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 53.

Issue 54 is in production and will be available this spring.

100 Best 2018

We’re pleased to announced the winners of Creative Quarterly’s 100 Best 2018. We want to bring special attention to those artists, designers and photographers who appeared in our 2018 competitions. Pre-order the hardcover book


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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.

Submit to CQ55

We’re currently accepting entries for CQ55, submit your work online by the deadline: Friday, January 25, 2019.

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 53

CQ Issue 53 is available for preorder and will be on the newsstand shortly

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