Congratulations to Student Art Show winners!

The 2019 LLCC Juried Student Art Show winners were announced at a reception on April 25. Sixty-three art students submitted a total of 148 entries for consideration, representing 14 of LLCC’s studio classes.

Corrin Smithson McWhirter, artist and gallery director for the Springfield Art Association, served as juror for the show. She selected 82 art entries out of the 148, as well as the winners in the studio art categories.

The student art exhibit is open for viewing through May 10 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays in the James S. Murray Gallery.

Student art winners by category

Rollie Dennison "Chaotic Precision"Printmaking

Rollie Dennison – “Chaotic Precision,” serigraphy, Silkscreen Graphics; honorable mention to Jessica Le – “Within the Chaos,” serigraphy


Don E. Ramsey – “After Irving Penn: Amber,” ink, Life Drawing; honorable mention to Alexis Thomas – “Farm House China,” graphite


Shirley Harrold "Little William"

Shirley Harrold – “Little William,” oil, Painting II; honorable mention to Wilma Wofford – “Guide My Feet,” oil

3D Design/Ceramics

Clinton Madison – “Dapple,” cardboard, 3D Design; honorable mention to Elizabeth Wright – “Waldo,” stoneware with underglaze

Krysla Beahringer "Better Off"Design Graphics

Audriana Rotherham – “I’m Going Slightly Mad,” digital media, Intro to Graphic Design; honorable mention to Samantha McDonald – “Mormor Adeline,” digital media


Krysla Beahringer– “Better Off,” giclée print, Digital Photography

Best in Show

Amber Owen "London Tower"Amber Owen – “London Tower,” mixed media, Life Drawing

Art History

Jessica Le

Alexis Wernsing Pinnacle Award

Charissa Fox – The Pinnacle Award was created in 2016 to honor the memory of LLCC alumna Alexis Wernsing, who graduated from LLCC in 2011. The Pinnacle Award, chosen by the LLCC full-time art faculty, goes to the student who strives for the best in all their academic endeavors without complaint and no matter what the context.