Announcing the World of Warcraft Student Art Contest 2019 Winners!

Presented by Blizzard Entertainment’s University Relations and World of Warcraft development teams, the ninth 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 runner-ups below for each of the four categories.

Environment Art Contest


Celestial Terrace by Alexander Creamer- Laguna College of Art & Design
“Celestial Terrace”
Alexander Creamer
Laguna College of Art & Design


Forgotten Temple to the Dark Lady by Eleanor “Hal” Anderson- Laguna College of Art & Design
“Forgotten Temple to the Dark Lady”
Hal Anderson
Laguna College of Art & Design
Return with Elixir by Tao Metadilogkul- Sierra School of Computer Science
“Return with Elixir”
Tao Metadilogkul
Sierra School of Computer Science

Character Art Contest


Tikus the Swift (mount) by Rui Rou Teo- Academy of Art
“Tikus the Swift (mount)”
Rui Rou Teo
Academy of Art University


Wildhammer Druid by Andrew Biernier- Academy of Art University
“Wildhammer Druid”
Andrew Biernier
Academy of Art University

FX Contest


“Chaos Void”
Kristy Doan
Laguna College of Art and Design

Animation Contest


“Two Hit (combo) Attack”
Dahyun Beak
Academy of Art University


Dimitri Couwenberg
Drexel University

Winners from each category will be invited to Blizzard Entertainment’s campus for a tour, 1-on-1 mentorship with senior artists and more.

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

Congratulations to all the winners and we look forward to seeing what incredible creations you submit next time! Join the discussion on the forums.