Recent Work from our Photography & Illustration Awards Judges

March 21, 2018

Recent Work from our Photography & Illustration Awards Judges

Tom Murphy, creative director at Target, shares one of his agency's recent projects—a photo of the Viking Huts at L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site for Newfoundland & Labrador Tourism


The Spring 2018 issue is now on newsstands, and we're especially loving our Photography & Illustration Awards section, featuring more than 100 pages of gorgeously reproduced winning work (see the online Winners Gallery here).


Our jury is a tough one, no doubt—they have the highest standards for quality across all of our criteria. This year's panel consisted of:

  • Luc Du Sault, Partner & VP Creative, lg2
  • Alex Fleming, Associate Creative Director, Rethink Canada
  • Monique Gamache, Founding Partner & Design Director, WAX
  • Esther Goh, Illustrator
  • Lisa Greenberg, SVP, Head of Art & Creative Director, Leo Burnett Worldwide
  • Diti Katona, Founding Partner & Chief Creative Officer, Concrete
  • Gabriel Lefebvre, Co-Founder & Creative Director, Ethos
  • Julie Markle, Group Creative Director, Ogilvy & Mather
  • Tom Murphy, Creative Director, Target
  • Brian Patterson, Photographer & Content Producer,
  • Michael Pilon, Photographer, Michael Pilon Photo
  • Eva Polis, VP Creative Director, DDB Canada – Edmonton
  • Robert Priest, Founding Partner, Priest+Grace
  • Scott Schneider, Associate Creative Director, Cossette
  • Lauren Wickware, Designer

Read more about them here


We wanted to know more about what our judges are up to when they're not reviewing work for international competitions—so we asked, and a few of them shared. Check out their recent work below (and at top). 



For singer-songwriter Safia Nolin's album, the Ethos team created a set of watercolour orca stickers, says Gabriel Lefebvre, creative director.



Branding and packaging for Wise Men's Care. From Gabriel Lefebvre, creative director at Ethos. 






Book design for Lost Bodies, a companion book for an exhibition on performance artist Brendan Fernandes, by designer Lauren Wickware.



Julie Markle, group creative director at Ogilvy & Mather, shared this recent spot from her team for the "No Baby Unhugged" campaign for Huggies, which provides funding and other kinds of assistance to hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Units wanting to create volunteer hugging program for their sick or preemie babies.  



For the recent "Gallery of Real Moms" for Dove, Ogilvy & Mather helped to change the way society pictures motherhood by commissioning several world-renowned female photojournalists who immersed themselves in six real moms' lives. From Julie Markle, group creative director. 


A poster for Modern Shoe Hospital, a shoe repair shop in St. John's, Newfoundland. from Tom Murphy, creative director at Target.