For over 35 years, Applied Arts Media has been the go-to destination for creative advice, insight and inspiration. The Applied Arts Awards celebrate innovative creativity, and capture the current visual arts landscape in Canada and beyond.

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The Applied Arts Awards competition is an international recognition of creative excellence for professional, personal/unpublished and student work.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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Le Blanc Bec by lg2 MTL

Le Blanc Bec by lg2 MTL

August 9, 2022

L'ITHQ (L'Institut de Tourisme et Hôtellerie du Québec), Canada's leading educational institution for tourism, hotel and restaurant services, had a mission to promote Quebec’s gastronomic culture by showcasing local products in their ...

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Taking the pulse with 2021 Young Blood Award winner Zoë Neary

Taking the pulse with 2021 Young Blood Award winner Zoë Neary

August 5, 2022

Deep in the throws of our 2022 Advertising Awards competition call for entry (final deadline is September 2, 2022), we thought we would highlight our 2021 Advertising Award winners in the Young Blood category so you can glean the calibre of talent th ...

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The Advertising Awards help agencies shine

The Advertising Awards help agencies shine

August 4, 2022

The Applied Arts Advertising Awards competition help agencies and individuals climb the creative ladder through increased visibility online and printed awards annuals. It also provides them a chance to up their ranking on Strategy's Creative Report C ...

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: STEVEN VAN HASTEN

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: STEVEN VAN HASTEN

August 1, 2022

As the latest issue of Applied Arts, the Awards Annual featuring the 2022 Winners from the Photography, Illustration and Design Awards, drops we caught up with cover artist and illustrator Steven Van Hasten. Steven is one of our 2022 Illustration Awa ...

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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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