Announcing the World of Warcraft Student Art Contest 2020 Winners!

Student Art Contest

Presented by Blizzard Entertainment’s University Relations and World of Warcraft development teams, the tenth 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


Graveyard With Stairs Climbing to a Stone Tower Surrounded by Woods
“The Most Dangerous Game”
Peter Burroughs
CG Master Academy (CGMA)


Campsite With Scrolls and Tools Outside a Crypt with a Large Statue
“Uldum Campsite”
Michael J. Esten
San Jose State University
Red leaves On Trees and Scattered on Snowy Ground with a Small Stone Bridge in the Middle
“Winter at the Rosewald”
Tiffany Shen
Tufts University

Character Art Category


Bird-Like Mount with Reds Plumes and Green Skin
“Nazmir Bloodscavenger (mount)”
Lars Robertson
Texas A&M University


Owl-Like Four Legged Mount with Long Ears and Horns
“Ironbeak Thunder-Talon (mount)”
Blake Conklin
Lake Washington Institute of Technology
Female Blood Elf Bard with Axe-Like Guitar
“Seraphalise the Bard”
Christine Medina
DigiPen Institute of Technology

FX Category


“Spirit Guardians”
Frank Le Cocq
Laguna College of Art and Design

Animation Category


“Nora Pot Combo”
Anthony Ma
Purdue University


“Two Hit (combo) Attack”
Nguyet Nghi Duong
Academy of Art University

Winners from each category will take part in a 1-hour virtual 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!