Announcing the World of Warcraft Student..

March 4, 2023

Presented by Blizzard Entertainment’s Early Careers and World of Warcraft development teams, the twelfth annual World of Warcraft Student Art Contest has drawn to a close. After some fervent debate and impassioned deliberation, our judges sifted through the many remarkable entries and identified the winning entries.

Check out the winners and runners-up below for each of the four categories.


Environment Art Category

Winner

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“Aldricgos’ Archive”
Andrew Terrell
DigiPen Institute of Technology

Runner-Up

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“The Burning Sanctum”
Gloomy Thomas
Thomas Edison State University


Character Art Category

Winner

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“Peryton Mount”
Nadine Malan
Irvine Valley College


FX Category

Winner

“Arcane Frost”
Jhon Waterman Acanda
Arizona State University

Runner-Up

“Arcane Burst”
Joonwoo Choi
Cleveland Institute of Art


Animation Category

Winner

Jack Quintin Alexander
University of the Incarnate Word

Runner-Up

“Two-Hit (Combo) Attack”
Goga Gogua
Santa Monica College


Winners from each category will take part in a 1-hour mentorship with a Blizzard artist and more.

Visit our contest announcement to see a complete list of prizes.