View the Exhibition

Download the exhibition deck (PowerPoint – 116MB).

Download the printable exhibition deck (PDF – 7.65MB).

League for Innovation: 2023 Student Art Exhibition Awards

Each year the League for Innovation in the Community College holds a national student art competition as part of fulfilling their mission “to cultivate innovation in the community college environment.”

The League provides exceptional opportunities for students through the pursuit of projects and ideas that promote innovation and creativity.

"We are extremely proud of the 2023 League for Innovation award winners. These student artists work tirelessly on their craft, creating beautiful and thought-provoking pieces that will undoubtedly inspire conversation for years to come. At Dallas College, we are delighted to support the arts and our student artists as they express their creativity. A special thank you goes out to Mr. Curtis Derall Ferguson, Ms. Michelle Cortez Gonzales and Ms. Deanna Wood for serving as jurors for Dallas College."

"Congratulations Dallas College students on your selection for the 2023 League of Innovation competition! This extraordinary accomplishment is a testament to your hard work and talent. We are grateful to see a glimpse of the unique lens through which you see the world through your artwork. We are cheering you on as you enter the international competition and are extraordinarily proud of your accomplishment."

"Congratulations on having your artwork selected to represent Dallas College at this year's League of Innovation art competition. Demonstrating a high level of artistic technique and quality, your work shows promise of a successful career as prospective and emerging artist."

"We are excited to share this wonderful online exhibit with Dallas College and our community. Congrats to all of the amazing artists who were selected by our outstanding Art Faculty to be included in this advanced exhibition and competition! We are extremally proud of you all, and we wish the Top 5 winners continued success as they advance to the international competition. Thank you, Art Faculty for encouraging your students to produce innovative and content-rich work. We would also like to thank our jurors for their thoughtful consideration and insight, and Gallery Coordinator Jarod Villalon for creating the presentation for the exhibit."

Congratulations to our top five winners!

  • Tonatiuh Perez
  • Tyric Francis
  • Alondra Avalos
  • Claire Wing
  • Ryan Mark Bustamante