The final winners have been announced of the Pokémon Trading Card Game Illustration Contest 2022.
Artist REND from Japan won the Grand Prize for the artwork of Arcanine.
Congratulations to REND and all of the other artists who made the final cut out of 10830 submissions.
The grand prize winner and first runner-up will get $5,000 and $3,000 in cash, respectively, and their entries will be featured on future Pokémon TCG promo cards.
Second runner-up winners and judges award winners will also earn cash awards of $1,000 and $500, respectively.
Currently not known how they will distribute the Grand Prize Winner & First Runner-Up promo cards.
For all the artist's comments and judge's comments, you can read it on their website.
Grand Prize Winner
First Runner-Up (Japan)
Taiga Kasai (Japan)
First Runner-Up (United States)
Julie Hang (US)
Judges’ Award (15)
Shinnosuke Yajima (Japan)
Heeyun Chung (US)
Maeya Susumu (Japan)
Aldo Kcomt (US)
Aziro Yuji (Japan)
Takashi Shiraishi (Japan)
Marina Chikazawa (Japan)
Miyanose Natsumi (Japan)