Awards are an industry's way of raising the bar and ensuring that top artists who work at full steam are rewarded for their efforts.
The commercial art industry is no different -- with various awards given out every year in the fields of illustration, graphic design and other related fields such as marketing and advertising.
Think you've got what it takes to be recognized for creative excellence?
Check out the top national and international competitions open to individuals,
corporations and inhouse departments. Meanwhile, if you're still learning or interning, also be sure to pay special attention to the Art Directors
Club listing for a prestigious student competition just up ahead ....
More about commercial art awards around the Web:
Art Directors Club Awards - Annual U.S. industry awards for advertising,
graphic design, interactive/new media, photography, illustration,
plus a student competition.