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2017 Juried Student Art Exhibition and Competition

Posted May 5, 2017

First Place Winner Jennifer Vaquero with Professor Ardra Spector (left) and Professor Mary Dajnak, Studio Arts chair Second Prize Winner Anijah Slusser Third Prize Winner Osayd Alchorbaji Some of the Participating Artists




The 2017 Juried Student Art Exhibit and Competition features 25 works by 13 student artists in a wide range of media including pencil, ink, acrylic, photography, digital design, and more.


The show opened April 27 in the Broadway Gallery with a reception hosted by Professor Mary Dajnak, chair of the Studio Arts program, and Jane Haw, gallery director. Highlight of the event was the much-anticipated Awards Ceremony.
Winners received a cash prize and gift card to the PCCC bookstore. Honorable mentions received a bookstore gift card.


Winners of the 2017 Juried Student Art Competition


Best of Show
Sophia Souran, “Who Am I?”

First Prize
Jennifer Vaquero, “Now What”
Second Prize
Anijah Slusser, “Purple Haze”
Third Prize
Osayd Alchorbaji, “Untitled"
Honorable Mention
Thomas Caldiron, “Flower Show”
Honorable Mention
Katherine Collazo, “Opposite”
Honorable Mention

Kevin McCulloch, "Floral Still Life”


Judging Panel
Professor Ardra Spector, graphic design
Professor Vanessa Velez, art
Professor Nina-Louise Alsbrook-Jackson, English


The exhibition continues through May 17, 2017.  Free admission.
Gallery Hours:  Mon-Fri  9:00 am – 9:00 pm.  Sat. 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.


Find out more about Studio Arts @ PCCC