Fall 2022 Student Art Show winners announced

Pueblo Community College recently celebrated the work of students who participated in the Fall 2022 Student Art Show. The exhibit took place Dec. 7-13. Students submitted work in ceramics, drawing, jewelry and metalwork, photography, 2-D design and 3-D design sculpture.

Awards for first, second and third place in each category – as well as honorable mentions – were announced during the opening reception on Dec. 9. In addition, prizes were awarded for best of show, juror’s choice, chair’s choice, people’s choice and the president’s purchase award – a piece selected by PCC President Patty Erjavec to be part of the permanent collection at PCC. 

You can see the complete exhibit in the PCC virtual gallery

Congratulations to all of our students for their outstanding work!


1st place – They Love Us, Asterius by Makiyah Skyye Phillips
2nd place – Tree Trunk by Jared Butler
3rd place – Mushy Minutes by Liliana Jauregui
Honorable mention – Simplicity by Ruth Morales; It’s okay to not be okay by William R. Parker III; Melted in Time by Liliana Jauregui


1st place – Linear Perspective by Blaine Bilger
2nd place – An Unknown Eulogy by Savannah Anderson
3rd place – The Woman in Gray by Alliya Keiffer Mace
Honorable mention  – Tranquility by Sarah Riddock; Figment of My Imagination by Lyndi Zercher; Vinca by Shyla Jaramillo


1st place – Ring by Tabitha Hunt
2nd place – Balance Yin-Yang Earring Set by Joshua Davis
3rd place – Puzzle Pieces by Joshua Davis
Honorable mention – Drop Casting by Mike Ratliff; Stupid Chicken by Sydney Shanefelter; Butterfly Bracelet by Fabian Llaguno


1st place – Intertwined by Heather Fox
2nd place – Self Love by Triva De Anda
3rd place – New Beginnings by Hananiah Montoya
Honorable mention – Unconditional by Emma Harry; Untitled Abstract by Andrew Avila; Abby Normal by Acacia Alexander


1st place – Immersive Reading by Acacia Alexander
2nd place – I don’t want to be art… I want to be trash! by Dougie Arbuthnott
3rd place – Weeping Angel by Jonathan Gervais
Honorable mention – It’s in the Bag by Steven Trujillo; Iris in Waiting by Arriana Garcia; The Bloomer by Socorro Torres-Lechuga


1st place – Cloud Mountains by Vaughan Durham
2nd place – Bishops Castle by Keann Paquin
3rd place – The End of the Line by Dean Boud
Honorable mention – Rustic Bridge by Diane Adams; Fall by Jonathan Cadena Guarda; Illumination by Triva De Anda
Juror’s Choice – True Colors by Andrew Avila (2-D design)
Chair’s Choice – Space In-between by Elliot Montoya (3-D design sculpture)
People’s Choice – They Love Us, Asterius by Makiyah Skyye Phillips (ceramics)
President’s Purchase Award – Bishops Castle by Keann Paquin (photography)
Best of Show – They Love Us, Asterius by Makiyah Skyye Phillips