Grand Prix Niigata Artist - rk post

Posted in Feature on June 27, 2005

By Wizards of the Coast

rk post
Card NameCard Set
Thorn ElementalEighth Edition
Urza's ArmorEighth Edition
Leshrac's RiteSeventh Edition
Thorn ElementalSeventh Edition
WorshipSeventh Edition
Abyssal HorrorStarter 1999
Shrieking SpecterStarter 1999
Thorn ElementalStarter 1999
Veteran CavalierStarter 1999
Ayumi, the Last VisitorSaviors of Kamigawa
Sakashima the ImpostorSaviors of Kamigawa
Ore GorgerChampions of Kamigawa
Orochi SustainerChampions of Kamigawa
Vulshok SorcererFifth Dawn
Emissary of DespairDarksteel
Emissary of HopeDarksteel
Lumengrid AugurMirrodin
Hollow SpecterLegions
Warped ResearcherLegions
Death MatchOnslaught
Supreme InquisitorOnslaught
Jeska, Warrior AdeptJudgment
Angel of RetributionTorment
Pardic ArsonistTorment
Spirit FlareTorment
Blazing SalvoOdyssey
Dogged HunterOdyssey
Lightning AngelApocalypse
Primal GrowthPlaneshift
Voice of AllPlaneshift
Bog InitiateInvasion
Defiling TearsInvasion
Faerie SquadronInvasion
Teferi's MoatInvastion
Avatar of FuryProphecy
Avatar of HopeProphecy
Avatar of MightProphecy
Avatar of WillProphecy
Avatar of WoeProphecy
Lin Sivvi, Defiant HeroNemesis
Mana CacheNemesis
Nesting WurmNemesis
Voice of TruthNemesis
Cho-Arrim LegateMercadian Masques
DawnstriderMercadian Masques
Silent AssassinMercadian Masques
Silverglade PathfinderMercadian Masques
UnmaskMercadian Masques
Worry BeadsMercadian Masques
Covetous DragonUrza's Destiny
EncroachUrza's Destiny
Thorn ElementalUrza's Destiny
Twisted ExperimentUrza's Destiny
Phyrexian ReclamationUrza's Legacy
Damping EngineUrza's Legacy
Abyssal HorrorUrza's Saga
AcridianUrza's Saga
Coral MerfolkUrza's Saga
MorphlingUrza's Saga
Sandbar MerfolkUrza's Saga
Serra's LiturgyUrza's Saga
Urza's ArmorUrza's Saga
High GroundExodus
Keeper of the BeastsExodus
Thrull SurgeonExodus
ArchangelPortal Second Age
Foul SpiritPortal Second Age
Ladies KnightUnhinged

rk post graduated from Northern Illinois University with a BFA in the fall of 1994 after several years of going full and part time supporting a family. Just prior to graduation, he started freelancing the fantasy gaming industry doing interior illustration gradually teaching himself how to paint. His first paying job was for TSR (Dungeons & Dragons) doing interior illustrations for an AD&D module entitled Red Steel.

rk garnered a staff illustration position at TSR in the fall of 1996 painting cover illustrations for games and novels. The RPG giant was purchased by Wizards of the Coast (Magic: The Gathering) within a year and he trekked Trina and the three boys out to the Seattle area. WotC and rk have parted company since the winter of 2000 and now works as a freelance illustrator and full time 3D Artist for Gas Powered Games ( in Kirkland, WA.

Mr post has contracted and worked through ADI Effects (Alien VS Predator), White Wolf, Microsoft (X Box and PC), LucasFilm, Sega (Dreamcast), Nintendo, Ballantine Books, Science Fiction Book Club, Hasbro (televsion and animation), Marvel Entertainment, and Blizzard Ent. (Diablo 2). rk post now has his collected works available in a hard cover art book, Postmortem: the Art of rk post published by Cartouche Press ( New and continuing work can also be seen at and retail sales are handled at

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