Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Competitons, Annuals, etc

Breath," charcoal on canvas, 2010 by Dirk Dzimirsky from Bocholt, Germany
(included in the forthcoming INDA 7)
Now that Christmas is over and everyone got their favorite Art books as gifts, it is a bit of an annual/competition season...


HIGH (realism's realism)

An International Competitive Exhibit of Contemporary Realism

Deadline has been extended to: December 28

Info Here: 

International Drawing Annual 8 (INDA)
exhibit-in-print (book) publication
$1000 in cash awards
(see past volumes)
Deadline for submissions - December 31, 2012

An International call for entries for works of drawing and writing about drawing. This is an award-winning international book project. However, a small 'selections from' exhibit will also be presented in Manifest's Drawing Room in August/September 2013 to close out Manifest's exhibit season. 

Info Here:  

Communication Arts Illustration Annual:

Deadline: January 4, 2013

Entries submitted after that date require a $10 per entry late fee. No entries will be accepted after January 18, 2013.

Introduce your work to the world. Enter the most prestigious illustration competition for creativity in illustration, the Communication Arts Illustration Competition. Any illustration first printed or produced from January 2012 through January 2013 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, assuring important exposure to the creators of this outstanding work. As a service to art directors, designers and art buyers, a comprehensive index will carry contact information of the illustrators represented.

CA’s Award of Excellence is one of the most-coveted awards in the industry. If chosen, winning places you in the highest ranks of your profession. Ask any creative director which competitions rank as the most influential and they'll place Communication Arts at the top of the list.

2013 Illustration Jury
Communication Arts
Chad W. Beckerman, creative director, ABRAMS Kids and Abrams ComicArts, New York, NY
Penelope Dullaghan, Illustrator, West Columbia, SC
Tim J Luddy, creative director, Mother Jones, San Francisco, CA
Rikki Poulos, principal, Rikki Poulos Design, Los Angeles, CA
Chris von Ende, art director, Leo Burnett, Chicago, IL
 Info Here: 

Spectrum Fantastic Art: 
Deadline for entries: January 25th
Info Here:


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