Corel Announces 2015 CorelDRAW Design Contest Winners


Corel announced the 18 winning entries of the 2015 CorelDRAW International Design Contest. Out of hundreds of submissions, Rogelio Hernandez Garcia of Mexico was named the grand prize winner for his entry Dragon Queen. The Grand Prize includes a Roland VersaStudio BN-20 Desktop Printer/Cutter, Wilcom Embroidery e3 with All Elements, an iStock Signature 50 Annual Subscription, and R129713,98 ($10,000) in cash.

'We were absolutely blown away by the talent that was showcased in this year’s CorelDRAW International Design Contest,' said Gérard Métrailler, Vice President Products, Graphics and Productivity at Corel. 'Seeing the skill, creativity and dedication demonstrated by these designers and artists was a profoundly inspirational experience. We sincerely hope that all those who entered had as much fun creating their artwork as we did evaluating it.'

Contest Winners

The CorelDRAW International Design Contest recognises outstanding work in the following categories: Advertising/Specialty Graphics, Vehicle Wraps, Textile/Fashion Design, General Illustration & Fine Art, Student and Speed Drawing Video.

Grand Prize Winner

Rogelio Hernandez Garcia, Mexico 

Advertising/Specialty Graphics – 1st place

Joseph Diaz, USA 

Vehicle Wraps – 1st place

Rogelio Hernandez Garcia, Mexico 

Textile/Fashion Design – 1st place

Jose Luis Vallribera Gonzalez, Spain 

General Illustration & Fine Art – 1st place

Rogelio Hernandez Garcia, Mexico 

Student – 1st place

Kcehnr Morpryhoba, Ukraine

Speed Drawing Video – 1st place

Rogelio Hernandez Garcia, Mexico 

Contest winners will receive a variety of prizes from Corel, and premium partners such as Roland, Wilcom, iStock, Stock Layout, EuroSystems and Monotype. In total, the contest featured over R1000 000 ($100,000) in prizes.

'Participating in the 2015 CorelDRAW International Design Contest with other world-class designers has been an extremely rewarding experience,' said Rogelio Hernandez Garcia, Grand Prize winner, 2015 CorelDRAW International Design Contest. 'I am very proud to have been selected as the winner by the judges and my peers. It is a true honour.'

The judging panel for the CorelDRAW International Design Contest included members of the media, corporate partners, CorelDRAW Masters, community members and Corel employees. A complete list of winners and their artwork is available at All entries were submitted in CorelDRAW X7 or Corel PHOTO-PAINT X7.

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