The votes have been tallied & the results are in!

The rules were simple: Create a work of visual art in any medium and share it on social media. All works had to represent one of these themes: Save Money, Live Better; Our People Make the Difference; or Holidays at Walmart.


Associates nationwide accepted the challenge and put their skills to work. Thank you to everyone who submitted artwork: You showed the vast talent and passion of Walmart associates. Here are the winning entries.

Grand Prize Winner:

Painting by Sharayah H.
"Spark Up Your Holidays"
by Sharayah H. (watercolor)

“I’ve been doing art my whole life. I’ve always drawn. For this, I wanted to center around that nice, warm, fuzzy feeling for the holidays. So, that’s why I wanted to go with the snowman looking up, like the spark is a nice, warm star.”


Sharayah H.
Overnight Support Manager
Store 4239, Reno, Nev.

The Runner-Ups:

Graphic by Susie P.
Susie P.
Technical Project Manager
Home Office, Bentonville, Ark.
Painting by Abbie J.
Abbie J.
Pharmacy Sales Associate
Store 2108, Mays Landing, N.J.  


“I went with the theme ‘Our people make the difference.’ I drew our pharmacy team and a satisfied customer.”

Knitted Dolls by April P.
April P.
Sales Associate, Garden Center
Store 1182, Palm Coast, Fla.

“Meet Nicholas and his wife, Anya Claus. Nicholas works in the toy department. Nick works extra hard to ensure parents can find the perfect toys. Anya works in Fresh production. She makes sure only fresh goodies are out on the sales floor so that customers can find perfect treats for holiday parties.”

Illustration by Jason K.
Jason K.
Store 1982 | Appleton, Wis.  

Honorable Mentions:

Graphic Illustration by Jair R.
Jair R.
Area Manager
Quality Assurance/Systems
Ecommerce Fulfillment Center 8905, Davenport, Fla.
Graphic Illustrations by Katelyn D.
Katelyn D.
Department Manager
Jewelry & Shoes
Store 1994, Plattsburgh, N.Y.
Painting by Brittany L.
Brittany L.
Front End Team Lead
Store 2249, Chehalis, Wash.
Graphic Painting by Simba D.
Simba D.
Department Manager
Paper, Chemicals, & Pets
Store 2471, Dublin, Ohio
Painting by Darren M.
Darren M.
Overnight Stocker
Store 3792, Lancaster, Ohio
Painting by Brittany L.
Clinton M.
Department Manager
Food, Store 713, Dade City, Fla.
Graphic Painting by Simba D.
Jim R.
Store Manager
Store 1930, Plaistow, N.H.

“It took about three weeks of fine-tuning and studying the squirrels. I had my camera on a tripod and a small surveillance camera keeping watch. When I saw the squirrel coming, I jumped up and manned the camera. I had only seconds to catch him holding the handle before he made the leap into the cart.”
Tumbler Graphic Design by Cherry L.
Cherry L.
Department Manager, Infants
Store 4055, Universal City, Texas

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