PCC announces Spring 2022 Student Art Show winners

Pueblo Community College recently announced the winners of its Spring 2022 Student Art Show. Students submitted work in six categories – ceramics, drawing, figure drawing, photography, jewelry and painting.

In addition, prizes were awarded for best of show, juror’s choice, chair’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.

The complete exhibit is available to view online. The list of winners:


1st placeHis Girls by Karsyn DeHerrera

2nd placeRotten Apple by Reynaldo Manquera

3rd placeWhispering Clay by Ember Peaslee

Honorable mention: Blue Leaf Chip & Dip by Jada Martinez, The Vase of Many Colors by Nathan Fox and A Nature Story of Tiles by Luna Ward



1st placeLife Continues Forward by Heather Fox

2nd placeWabi-Sabi by Kayle Lemmon

3rd placeSaddle Up by Danette Cortez-Peña

Honorable mention: Blood Moon by Cameron Farmer, The Night Watch by Steven Trujillo and Old School Classic by Nathan Tanner



1st placeShadows and Shapes by Victoria Cotrell

2nd placeContemporary Dance 1 by Chuck McGee

3rd placeContemporary Dance 2 by Chuck McGee

Honorable mention: Gaia by Shannah Norton, Patience by Acacia Alexander-Teel and Self Portrait by Arriana Garcia



1st placemvw by Steve Musgrove

2nd placeSupper 7 Tree of Life by John Sinks

3rd placeTorn Copper Heart by John Sinks

Honorable mention: Ship in a Bottle by Remington Lehrer, Hjetre Avlass by Wesley Maddox and Rock/Star Ring by Steve Musgrow



1st placeMilk n’ Cookies by Ian Pallozzi

2nd placeA Soul’s Window  by Leah Parsons

3rd placeBlack Thorn by Steve Musgrove

Honorable mention: Tell My Wheels Fell Off by Kristi Trimble, Bow Bow by Kailey Arrigo and Betwixt the Tree by Roman Maya



1st placePollock’s Aspens by Gwyne Morehead-Smith

2nd placeIn Flight by Ember Peaslee

3rd placeTea for Two by Acacia Alexander-Teel

Honorable mention: What a Strange World We’re Livin’ In by Makiyah Skyye Phillips, Primary Chaos by Viola Ortiz and Butter Man in the Forest by Elliot Montoya


Juror’s Choice Pollock’s Aspens by Gwyne Morehead-Smith

Chair’s Choice Gaia by Shannah Norton

President’s Purchase Award Dragonflies Fill the Sky by Randy Lawson

Best of Show Bill Admiring the Wild Flowers by Chuck McGee