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Corel today announced the winners of the 2013 CorelDRAW® International Design Contest. In total, 18 winning entries were selected out of the hundreds submitted. Alexei Oglushevich of Russia was named the Grand Prize winner for his entry Summer Fantasies. He received a Roland VersaStudio BN-20 Desktop Printer/Cutter, Wilcom Embroidery Studio with 16 Elements and $10,000 USD in cash.

"We asked the CorelDRAW community to show us what they are capable of with CorelDRAW Graphics Suite, and they delivered," said Kevin Gavine, Product Manager, CorelDRAW. "While managing the judging process was no easy task, seeing the skill, creativity and dedication demonstrated by these designers and the artwork they created was an inspirational experience."

Contest Winners

The CorelDRAW International Design Contest recognized outstanding work from the following categories: Advertising/Specialty Graphics, Vehicle Wraps, Textile/Fashion Designs, General Illustration & Fine Art, Student and Speed Drawing Video (Bonus).

  • Grand Prize Winner
    Alexei Oglushevich, Russia
    Winning entry here

  • Advertising/Specialty Graphics - 1st place
    Misa Mladenovic, Serbia
    Winning entry here

  • Vehicle Wraps - 1st place
    Jesus Irvin Herrera Aquino, Mexico
    Winning entry here

  • Textile/Fashion Design - 1st place
    Brenda Karinkkanta, Spain
    Winning entry here

  • General Illustration & Fine Art - 1st place
    Alexei Oglushevich, Russia
    Winning entry here

  • Student - 1st place
    Boopalan M., India
    Winning entry here

  • Speed Drawing Video - 1st place
    Alexei Oglushevich, Russia
    Winning entry here

Contest Prizing

The 18 winners will receive a variety of prizes from Corel, and premium partners Wilcom, SkyFonts and Roland. In total, the contest featured over $100,000 USD in prizes.

"I've used CorelDRAW for years, and to be recognized by the CorelDRAW community is a true honor," said Alexei Oglushevich, Grand Prize Winner. "I love to share my work and see the work of others. Through this design contest, I was able to see the incredible work that designers create using CorelDRAW. It's truly inspiring."

The judging panel for the CorelDRAW International Design Contest included members of the media, 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® X6 or Corel® PHOTO-PAINT™ X6.

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About Corel

Corel is one of the world's top software companies providing some of the industry's best-known graphics, productivity and digital media products. Boasting the most comprehensive portfolio of innovative software, Corel has built a reputation for delivering solutions that are easy to learn and use, helping people achieve new levels of creativity and productivity. The industry has responded with hundreds of awards for innovation, design and value.

Used by millions of people around the world, Corel's product lines include CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite, Corel® Painter®, Corel® PaintShop® Pro, Corel® VideoStudio® and Corel® WordPerfect® Office. For more information on Corel, please visit

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Contact Information:

North America: Corel
Michaela Schreiter
PR Specialist
613-728-0826 ext. 1323

UK, Benelux and Nordics: Corel
Daniel Donovan
PR Manager
+44 1628 589850

+33 1 46 05 87 87

Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Poland: Corel
Tim Schade
Senior PR Manager
+44 1628 589849

Italy: Emanuela Locci
0039 02 77336248

Italy: Ottavia De Sio
0039 02 77336238

Spain: Corel
Ben Fletcher
PR and Marketing Executive