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The Applied Arts Awards competition is an international recognition of creative excellence for professional, personal/unpublished and student work.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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News

Be Better Man

Be Better Man

October 25, 2021

Man up. Take it like a man. Be a man. Men are presented with these idioms of manliness from a young age fueling toxicity and silent suffering that is only recently coming to bear. According to CAMH, among Canadians of all ages, four of every five sui ...

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Turning the Table: Stuart Thursby

Turning the Table: Stuart Thursby

October 25, 2021

Stuart Thrusby is the Principal & Creative Director of Stack Creative, a creative agency that’s rooted in digital but nimble enough to flex with the ongoing shifts in marketing and design. Before opening Stack, his career included stints at ...

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Turning the Table: Anand Iyer

Turning the Table: Anand Iyer

October 15, 2021

Anand Iyer is Associate Creative Director at Toronto-based No Fixed Address and one of our 2021 Student Awards judges. Anand is a creative problem solver who's has been much awarded globally by D&AD, Cannes, The One Show, the Clios, The Webbys, ...

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Gravy Plane

Gravy Plane

October 12, 2021

As we recover from the Thanksgiving long weekend, we can’t think of a more appropriate campaign to share than Broken Heart Love Affair’s “It’s all gravy” for Air Miles. The campaign is all about the extras, the gravy on ...

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Current Issue

Applied Arts has been presenting the best creative work from Canada and abroad for the past 35 years. This new double Awards Annual continues that tradition with an amazing array of art and design from our 2021 Photography, Illustration and Design Awards winners.

For more information about the issue or for a list of our stockists, click below.

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