Annual Competition and Awards Show




Award Show and Exhibit
May 10, 6:30 PM at Living Arts of TulsaGraphex 49 Tickets Button

Once a year students and professionals submit their hard work to be reviewed and hand selected by judges from around the nation. Work worthy of Graphex will be honored at a one night exhibit and award ceremony. Winning professional work and student portfolios are put on display for all to appreciate. All winning work is announced during the ceremony and in a printed winners book.

Student Judges


Will Miller

Will Miller is Design Director at Firebelly Design and Instructor at Chicago Portfolio School.

Amy Schartz

Amy Schwartz is a designer specializing in branding, digital experiences, and games. She is currently the Design Director at Cards Against Humanity and Blackbox.

Chardae Adams

Chardae Adams is a Texas based designer who has a love for materials and their experiential qualities in shaping environments.

Professional Judges


Mark Lukhurst

Matt Luckhurst is a graphic designer and illustrator in San Francisco. He is the CCO and Co Founder of COLLINS.

Jesse Hora and Abby Wynne

Jesse and Abby focus on making beautiful & insightful work for clients and projects care about while remaining honest, hardworking and happy.

Athena Lonsdale

Athena Lonsdale is a photographer with over 10 years of experience doing artistic and commercial shoots.

Supporting Students

Portfolio Winners
Cash Awards
The Jim and Lou Gibbs Award
Honoring an Art Directors Club of Tulsa legacy, Jim and Lou Gibbs, we recognize students in their name. Portfolio winners receive cash awards from Graphex entry contributions. Helping to alleviate the financial burden of talented, young students at Oklahoma universities.

Call For Entries

Submissions Closed
Graphex entries must have been published for the first time between April last year and March this year. Entries may be submitted by anyone having part in the creation of the entry.


Professional Categories

  • Environmental
  • Identity
  • Illustration
  • In-House
  • Interactive (web, app)
  • Motion/Video
  • Packaging/Product
  • Photography
  • Print
  • Self-Promo

Student Categories

  • Identity
  • Illustration
  • Interactive (web, apps)
  • Motion/Video
  • Packaging/Products
  • Photography
  • Print
  • Self-Promo




  • $5 Per Entry
  • Portfolio $15



  • $30 Per Entry (Members)
  • $40 Per Entry (Non-Members)
  • $40 Campaign Entry (Members)
  • $60 Campaign Entry (Non-Members)