Game development student LiGang Zheng named Rookie of the Year award winner for Digital Illustration
"Black Dream" by LiGang Zheng.
As a recipient for this year’s Rookies awards, LiGang Zheng can consider himself one of the best rising artists in the world.
“I couldn’t believe I won, it was a big surprise,” said Zheng, a B.F.A. game development student at Academy of Art University. “I think it’s very hard to win [a Rookies award], because [the student work] is very good.”