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The Applied Arts Awards competition is an international recognition of creative excellence for professional, personal/unpublished and student work.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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A winning Canadian Slovak collaboration

A winning Canadian Slovak collaboration

January 27, 2023

2022 Applied Arts Illustration Awards winning work Herzog by Martin Dupuis, creative director at Les Évadés, and Peter Licko, illustrator.   Collaborations can be tricky as we all know yet, sometimes, we hit the jackpot and find that ...

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Optimize me, Baby

Optimize me, Baby

January 26, 2023

Arseny Togulev for Unsplash By now you’ve heard the story about the Russian design studio, art.lebedev, that used AI technology on several of its accounts before revealing to its clients that the designer they thought was working on their lo ...

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Meet the 2023 Photography & Illustration Awards Jurors

Meet the 2023 Photography & Illustration Awards Jurors

January 25, 2023

The 2023 Applied Arts Photography & Illustration Awards jury panel is made of 15 jurors of designers and art directors from a variety of backgrounds and experiences. These award-winning jurors could fill a room with their extensive list of accola ...

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An ad 15 years in the making

An ad 15 years in the making

January 24, 2023

Travelling within this wondrous country of ours, from coast to coast to coast, has long been on my bucket list. Experiencing the diversified landscapes, ways of life and the diverse cultures of Canada leave me spell bound and eager to see more. Newfo ...

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Be amazed by this year's 2022 Applied Art Advertising and Student Awards winners. This year's winners have proven that there are no limits to creativity. They continue to test new boundaries and explore new technology.

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