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2020 California Journalism Awards Campus Illustration Contest Winners – 2-Year Colleges

2020 California Journalism Awards
Campus Illustration Contest Winners

2-Year Colleges

 

First-place and second-place plaques will be shipped directly to the winning publications in the coming weeks.

Personalized certificates will also be mailed to winners in each category.

A complete list of all California Journalism Award winners will be provided on May 18th.

 

Circ Group(s)Category NameAwardOrganizationCityEntry TitleCommentsCreditsCompetition Comments
2-Year CollegesIllustrationFirst PlaceSan Jose City College-The TimesSan JoseMusic influences students at SJCC, Real-life stories of how music can impact peopleWell planned, well-designed, well executed and, well, excellent. A clever idea that perfectly expresses a mood. A truly professional-level effort.Joshua SartainWhat a tough category to judge. I passed on at least two edgy nominations because they lacked context -- what stories did they illustrate? The good news here is that the next generation of illustrators are not afraid to make important statements or try new techniques.

The winning entry would be at home in any professional publication.
2-Year CollegesIllustrationSecond PlaceCity College of San Francisco-The GuardsmanSan FranciscoIllustration #1 - The GuardsmanA clever election-season idea: America as a chessboard. And of course we know who the two pieces are. The multicultural spectators are watching, but not moving the pieces. Nice idea to blend the body type into the illustration.Manon CadenauleWhat a tough category to judge. I passed on at least two edgy nominations because they lacked context -- what stories did they illustrate? The good news here is that the next generation of illustrators are not afraid to make important statements or try new techniques.

The winning entry would be at home in any professional publication.
2-Year CollegesIllustrationThird PlaceSouthwestern College-The SunChula VistaMexican Women Live in Fear of Rape and MurderDark, Dia del Muertos illustration for a serious subject. Beautifully brings together culture and a sense of foreboding, nicely executed by the artist.Xiomara Villarreal-Gerardo, Ji Ho KimWhat a tough category to judge.

I passed on at least two edgy nominations because they lacked context -- what stories did they illustrate?

The good news here is that the next generation of illustrators are not afraid to make important statements or try new techniques.

The winning entry would be at home in any professional publication.
2-Year CollegesIllustrationFourth PlaceSan Jose City College-The TimesSan JoseWash your handsNhu Miu DangWhat a tough category to judge.

I passed on at least two edgy nominations because they lacked context -- what stories did they illustrate?

The good news here is that the next generation of illustrators are not afraid to make important statements or try new techniques.

The winning entry would be at home in any professional publication.
2-Year CollegesIllustrationFifth PlaceLas Positas College-ExpressLivermoreDrugs and jailDark, gloomy and a place where there is little hope. The desperation of the subject in the center is palpable. A tough assignment for any illustrator is handled well here.Tiffany Summers-JohnsonWhat a tough category to judge.

I passed on at least two edgy nominations because they lacked context -- what stories did they illustrate?

The good news here is that the next generation of illustrators are not afraid to make important statements or try new techniques.

The winning entry would be at home in any professional publication.
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