Illustration

Illustration Finalists

This award is granted to the creator of the work. Judging will emphasize creative, compelling and unique illustrations. Though entries are shown in the magazine context, the accompanying text itself is not judged.

Beyond The Healthy Glow

Avenue Edmonton

Jason Lin


Charting a New Course for Sex Ed

New Trail

Sonia Roy


Crazy Cubin’ Fingers

Swerve

Irma Kniivila


Drop by Drop

techlife

Rory Lee


Green Gold

Swerve

Julie McLaughlin


One Is the Happiest Number

Swerve

Kyle Metcalf


Sinking Feeling

Oilweek

Christina Borowiecki


The speed of thinking and change

Apple Magazine

Carl Wiens


The war on viruses

Apple Magazine

Carl Wiens


Feature Design

Feature Design Finalists

This award is granted to art directors and their staff or freelance associates for a single magazine article. Judging will emphasize use of compelling imagery and graphic elements that work creatively and engagingly to support the story narrative.

A Drone in the Life

UAlberta Business

Sarah Jackson


Answers Wanted

New Trail

Marcey Andrews, art director


Best Brunches

Avenue Calgary

Venessa Brewer


Choose Your Own Adventure

New Trail

Marcey Andrews, art director


Lei of the Land

WestJet Magazine

Teresa Johnston, art director


Photo Finish

Western Living

Paul Roelofs, art director; Clinton Hussey, photographer; Nicole Sjostedt, stylist


Sunny Days

techlife

Andy Oviatt


Swim or Sink

New Trail

Marcey Andrews, art director


The Annotated Rudy Wiebe

New Trail

Marcey Andrews, art director; John Ulan, senior photographer


Emerging Visual Creator: NEW!

Emerging Visual Creator Finalists

This award is granted to an individual whose early work in magazines shows the highest degree of craft and promise and is open to current post-secondary students, recent grads or interns with up to three years’ professional experience.

Denise Clarke Lives the Luxe Life

Avenue Calgary

Jared Bautista, freelance photographer


Gift Guide

WestJet Magazine

Shane Arsenault, freelance photographer


Untapped Potential

Avenue Edmonton

Paul Swanson


Service: Lifestyle

Service: Lifestyle Finalists

Articles in this category include any how-to journalism, explanatory or informational piece which organizes information of a practical applicability to the reader. Topics can include relationships, travel, recreation, sports, music, entertainment, décor, hobbies, food (not entirely consisting of recipes), fashion, etc.

Bird Is the Word

Western Living

Julie Van Rosendaal, writer; Jenny Reed, art director; Gabriel Cabrera, photography & styling


Build Your Canadian Street Cred

WestJet Magazine

Robin Esrock, freelance writer


Choose your Own Adventure

New Trail

Kate Black, writer; Brian Ajhar, illustrator


Happy Campers

Swerve

Jacquie Moore


Haters Guide To Camping

Avenue Calgary

Shelley Arnusch, Kevin Brooker, Joanne Elves


Service: Business, Education, Health and Medicine

Service: Business, Education, Health and Medicine Finalists

Articles in this category include any how-to journalism, explanatory or informational piece which organizes information of a practical applicability to the reader. Topics can include health and medicine, business, finance, personal finance, technology and education.

Beyond The Healthy Glow

Avenue Edmonton

Caitlin Crawshaw


Changing the Game

New Trail

Shane Riczu, writer


The Condo Board Survival Guide

The Yards

Jyllian Park


Unpacking the Climate Change Plan

Greenhouse

Helen Metella


Fiction

Fiction Finalists

Articles in this category include any work of fiction first published by the magazine. Judging will emphasize writing quality, originality and impact.

Mark IV

Glass Buffalo

Shawn Ohler


No Small Thing

Alberta Views

Tom McMillan


Puzzles

FreeFall

Kim Murray


The Dying Game

Glass Buffalo

Kate Black


The Sandbox

Alberta Views

Jennifer Williamson


Welcome to Khyber Agency

FreeFall

Annum Shah


Art Direction for a Single Issue

Art Direction for a Single Issue Finalists

This award is granted to art directors and their staff or freelance associates for a single magazine issue. Judging will emphasize use of of compelling imagery and graphic elements that work creatively and engagingly to support the issue’s theme.

New Trail

Answers Wanted

Marcey Andrews, art director


Canadian Rockies Annual

2016 Issue

Dee Larosa, art director


LINK

History In the Making

Richard Maruk, designer


WestJet Magazine

May Issue

Steve Collins, design director;
Teresa Johnston, art director


New Trail

Move, Adapt or Die

Marcey Andrews, art director


New Trail

Rudy Wiebe Gets The Last Word

Marcey Andrews, art director


UAlberta Business

The Centennial Issue

Sarah Jackson


Western Living

September 2016

Paul Roelofs art director; Jenny Reed, associate art director.