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2019 Juried Student Art Show Winners Named

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Holly Walker
Public Relations Manager

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Heather Busch
Creative Services Manager

Released on April 29, 2019

Still Life with Radishes by Emily Dickson

CHESTER and MIDLOTHIAN, Va. – Artwork, from ceramics, drawings and photography to 3D sculptures, graphic designs and paintings, lined the Tyler Gallery, as John Tyler Community College’s art students displayed their creativity and talents in the 2019 Juried Student Art Show. This year’s show was juried by Jason Hackett, a faculty member and studio manager for Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Craft and Material Studies. Hackett, a recent Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship recipient in craft, has exhibited his work internationally.  

Hackett announced Tyler’s Juried Student Art Show winners during the April 12, 2019 opening night of the exhibit. The 2019 winning artists are (zip codes are in parentheses):

Best in Show

Still Life with Radishes by Emily Dickson (23192)

Plaza Art Award

Portrait of Millicent Patrick by Elise Crozier (23060)

Clayworks Ceramic Award

Blessed by Astrid Iliana Gaskins (23832)

Richmond Camera Photography Award

“The Morning After” by Linda Bockenkamp (23114)

Karen Gammon Drawing Award

Still Life with Skull by Virginia Donaldson (23065)

Jonathan R. Burnley Graphic Design Award

Silent Galaxy Typeface Poster by Spencer Hilke (23236)

J. Wade Ferrell Award 

Fake News by Emil Georges (23235)

John Tyler Community College Midlothian Campus Bookstore Award

The Oven by Tristin Sims (23860) 

Tabitha Meadows Painting Award & Honorable Mention

William Merritt Chase with my Face by Joann Pizzuto Mosman (23113)

Honorable Mention

Reclining FEMale by Alexis Atkinson (23139)
Paint Pour on Shoe by Ada Moradi (23060)
Great Grandmother by Joann Pizzuto Mosman (23113)
Xavier by Benjamin Thomas (23139)

To learn more about Tyler’s art programs, visit To explore summer art class offerings at Tyler, go to

John Tyler Community College offers more than 60 majors that provide pathways to careers in high-demand fields; transfer opportunities to four-year colleges and universities; and industry credentials and licensures. The college, with campuses in Chester and Midlothian, a Nursing Education Center, online classes, and off-campus classrooms, served more than 14,300 students during the 2017-18 academic year. It also assisted more than 7,000 learners through its workforce development division, Community College Workforce Alliance, a partnership between Tyler and Reynolds community colleges. 

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