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We’re everywhere.

Newspapers, books, storefronts, websites, emails, TV screens… we’re even in your pantry. We carefully shaping the places & objects the rest of the world interacts with daily.

If you look closely you’ll find us. If you submit you can join us.

Come out of the shadows and show us your best work from 2019.

Creative Best is an annual competition by Columbus Society of Communicating Arts built to honor the creatives that bring color and light to the world around us. There are 29 awards categories, ranging from graphic design, photography, illustration, writing, and videography.

Submissions are open to CSCA members, non-members living within 75 miles of Columbus—and all students in throughout Ohio. Winners will be initiated into the fold at our annual awards show on November 21st at the Vue Columbus.

This is your chance to peek behind the curtain of this not-so-secret society.

You might even be elevated to the ranks of Creative Best.

Submit (your work) today online, or in person at our September 19th speaker event: CSCA Presents: Eileen Tjan.

Submissions Due:
September 19, 2018 4:00pm – 8:00pm

Submissions Drop Off Location:
Gateway Film Center 1550 North High St. Columbus, OH 43201

CSCA Creative Best 2019 Awards Show:
November 21, 2019 6:30pm – 10:00pm
Vue Columbus: 95 South Liberty St. Columbus, OH 43221

Thursday, September 19, 2019
4:00pm – 8:00pm