Deadline for Entries: Feb 1, 2019

Call for Entries

Creative Ad

open Call

In partnership with

Calling all


and Graphic Artists

Your creative work could be featured in an ad campaign to launch the Creative Career Center

Creative Circle and Artrepreneur are looking for images to feature in our next ad campaign. Your creative work can be at the center of the national campaign announcing the launch of our collaboration, the CREATIVE CAREER CENTER, a brand-new online destination helping aspiring members of the creative community become Artrepreneurs. We are looking for bold, bright, clean, fresh, modern conceptual images that represent the campaign tagline Artrepreneurs Start Here.”

What is the

creative career center?

The Creative Career Center offers resources to make your creative passion into a viable career. You will find a library of resources, guides, articles, tutorials, videos, and interviews that will differentiate users from the masses and drive you toward success. If you’re just starting out, or if you’re stuck in a career that needs a jolt, the Creative Career Center is your destination.

Who CAn Enter?

Graphic Designers

Commercial Photographers


  • Applicants must be 18 years or older.
  • Submission must be by the copyright holder. (Applicants retain the copyright in any submitted work.)
  • Employees of Artrepreneur or Creative Circle are not eligible.

What kind of creative work should you submit?

Focus On Our Tagline: Artrepreneurs Start Here

Submitted works must be representative of the tagline “Artrepreneurs Start Here.” How you view the tagline is up to you. BE CREATIVE!!

We are looking for bold, bright, clean, fresh, modern conceptual images that will grab attention.

  • If you are submitting more than one work to an Open Call, we suggest that the works be cohesive, which will make it easier to create a compelling description.
  • Submitted works must not have been used as part of any past marketing campaigns.

For more information, click the “start your submission” button above


One image per applicant will be chosen for the national campaign. However, we cannot determine the extent to which each image will be used so we have added the following additional prizes:

Cash Prizes

  • Five Grand Prize winners will receive $450 dollars.
  • Five Runners-up will receive $100 dollar Amazon gift card.

Artrepreneur Placement

  • The Grand Prize Winners will have a Winners Badge permanently placed on their Artrepreneur Bio/CV and linked to their winning artwork.
  • Artwork from winners will be permanently displayed on the Artrepreneur Open Call Winners Page.


  • Artrepreneur and Creative Circle will promote winners and runners up on its social media and newsletters.

The announcement of the winner and other contest updates can be found on Instagram, so please follow us to receive these notifications.

We Value Your Work

Submissions will only be used for marketing initiatives related to the Creative Career Center or the partnership between Creative Circle and Artrepreneur (such as web, digital, (Facebook, display ads, Instagram, LinkedIn, email, etc)). Submissions may be subject to minor edits such as cropping to fit certain ad platforms, enhancing, or placing text on the image.

Dates and Deadlines

Deadline for Entry is Feb 1, 2019

The following rough dates are subject to change:

February 10th, 2019 – Juror Panel will review submissions.

February 15, 2019 – Winners will be announced and advertisements will be published.

About Artrepreneur

Every visual work communicates an idea and has the power to change perceptions, opinions, styles, habits, and even people’s way of life. Join the Artrepreneur Community to be part of the conversation. Whether you want to showcase yourself and your work, find a creative job, hire talent, buy your next art piece, or want to learn about the business of art, Artrepreneur is your starting point.

About Creative Circle

Creative Circle is one of the largest creative staffing agencies in the business — run by creatives, for creatives. We connect advertising, marketing, digital, and interactive professionals with companies looking for full-time or freelance talent. Whether you are talent looking for a job, or a hiring manager looking for talent, our team is here to help in 35+ markets across the U.S. and Canada.