The Foundation Art Award is an annual competition sponsored by the John Tyler Community College Foundation to showcase the artistic abilities of Tyler’s students.

This contest occurs in two stages. First, several finalists will be selected from the digital submissions by a panel of judges. Then, the finalists will be invited to participate in an on-campus exhibition. From these exhibited works the John Tyler Community College Foundation Board will select the 2022 Foundation Art Award winner.

The winner and all finalists will be invited to attend the Tyler Student Awards Night in the spring, where they will be publicly recognized.

Learn more about the 2022 Award Winner

View the 2022 Foundation Art Award Finalists

"Since working with [Professor of Art] Colin Ferguson my work has improved so much. I learned how to take my painting so much further than I ever did before."

Emily Jalbert, 2022 Foundation Art Award Winner

Limelight Hydrangeas with Hyacinth Bean

Past Foundation Art Award Winners

Stairway to Heaven
2021: Stairway to Heaven, by Susan Moncure
Meandadri
2020: Meandadri, by Diana Rose Penaloza
stream
2019: Stream at Mid-Lothian Mines, by Tabitha Buchanan
innocence
2018: Innocence, by Tallie Frost
brennan
2017: Brennan, by Patricia Faris