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It's time to be recognized for your hard work

The Applied Arts Awards competition is an international recognition of creative excellence for professional, personal/unpublished and student work. Applied Arts is Canada's leading voice for visual communicators, so being published as a winner is your best opportunity to promote your work across Canada and beyond.

For 30 years the Applied Arts Awards competition have recognized the creative work and set the bar for creative excellence in visual arts, including creative advertising, design photography, illustration, and interactive.

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News

Reduced to a number? Nuh-uh!

Reduced to a number? Nuh-uh!

September 23, 2022

Daughter Creative, a Calgary based advertising agency, launched their first campaign for connectFirst, a locally owned and operated credit union with 42 locations across Southern Alberta. The launch began with a TV spot on September 12, 2022, with Ci ...

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Communing with 2022 Design Awards Community Winners

Communing with 2022 Design Awards Community Winners

September 16, 2022

Jon Allison, RGD resides in Kingston, Ont. is an-award winning creative director and founder of Backcountry Branding, where he helps brands stand out through strategic positioning and memorable identity systems. While Jon has many awards under his be ...

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Introducing a marketplace for video footage and photography

Introducing a marketplace for video footage and photography

September 12, 2022

Sponsored by   Northern Canada covers nearly 50% of Canada's total land area, but only accounts for less than 1% of Canada's population. The new photo and video footage platform Arcticstock is a unique resource offering photos and videos from ...

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Taking the pulse with 2022 Young Bloods Sophia Wilby and Nate Houseley

Taking the pulse with 2022 Young Bloods Sophia Wilby and Nate Houseley

September 7, 2022

We reached out to the creative duo Sophia Wilby and Nate Houseley 2021 Applied Arts Advertising Young Blood Award winners to find out more about their creative process on their multiple-award winning campaign "Receats" for client Good Fortune. The ca ...

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Current Issue

Thirty years of celebrating creative excellence, the summer issue is a double-Awards Annual showcasing the incredible talent from the 2022 Photography, Illustration and Design Awards winners.

Click here to read more about the issue or where you can pick up the creative industries lookbook.

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