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Current Exhibit

Best of ShowHector G. Barajas “A Self Portrait:  A Peach from Caravaggio” oil on panel Best of 2D Blair Friederich “Fenced” photogravure etching print

Best of 3D Elaine Isner “Artist as Model”   ceramic with mixed media Best of Alternative Process - Marcela Pino “Untitled Diptych” Van Dyke

Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition

April 11 - May 6
Mon.-Thu. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.,
Fri. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 
Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery
free and open to the public

Award Ceremony: April 14, 2-4 p.m.

Pima Community College Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery presents the artwork of Pima Community College students in the Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition. The Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition has been recognized as an important event for emerging artists in southern Arizona. Students from all the Pima campuses have the opportunity to present their work in a professional venue to be viewed by the general public. 

Distinguished jurors for this year’s exhibition are Joanne Stuhr - international art curator and writer, Marvin Shaver - sculptor and installation artist, and Ed Musante – painter.

Pima Community College Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery is located at the Center for the Arts on West Campus, 2202 West Anklam Road in Tucson (just west of downtown). For more information about this exhibition please contact the gallery at 520-206-6942 or

Selected student work will also be on display at the Tucson International Airport April 13 - June 30.

The student exhibition awards are made possible by the generous support of the following sponsors: Antigone Books, Arizona Art Supply, Arizona Designer Craftsman, Arizona Picture and Frame Gallery, Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum, Barb’s Frame of Mind, Brooklyn Pizza, Buffalo Exchange, Casa Video,Century Award, Chicago Store Downtown & East, Claire Park Award, Contemporary Art Society, Contreras Gallery & Jewelry, Delectables, Etherton Gallery, Grandma’s Spinning Wheel, Greg’s Camera, JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa, Kingfisher, Lewis Framing, Loft Cinema, Marjon Ceramics, Mark’s ACE Hardware, MOCA Tucson, McGuires Jewelers, Pima Book Store West Campus, Philabaum Glass Gallery and Studio, Photographic Works, Posner’s Art Store, Sarnoff Art and Writing Materials, Star Gems Inc., Trader Joe’s (River & Campbell), Tucson Museum of Art, Woodcraft, Wooden Tooth Records.

Best of Show: Hector G Barajas
Best of 2D: Blair Friederich
Best of 3D: Elaine Isner
Best of Painting: Hector G. Barajas
Best of Print Making: Marika Szabo
Best of Mixed Media: Jo Andersen
Best of Digital Photography: Tony Polzer aka Ramone
Best of Digital Arts: Richard Larkin
Best of Drawing: Cindy De Walt
Best of Sculpture: Ricardo Cazares Valencia
Best of Ceramics: Ekaterina Lifshin
Best of Fibers: Virginia Ericson
Best of Alternative Process/Photography: Marcela Pino
Honorable Mention Printmaking: Emily Page
Honorable Mention Painting: Ekaterina Lifshin
Honorable Mention Digital Photography: Kate Dawes
Honorable Mention Drawing: Becca Rand
Honorable Mention Sculpture: Anna Miller
Honorable Mention Ceramics: Rick Spriggs

Above images (r-l): Best of Show, Hector G. Barajas “A Self Portrait: A Peach from Caravaggio” oil on panel; Best of 2D, Blair Friederich “Fenced” photogravure etching print; 

Best of 3D, Elaine Isner “Artist as Model” ceramic with mixed media; Best of Alternative Process - Marcela Pino “Untitled Diptych” Van Dyke