2021 Colors of Pinellas Virtual Art Show Winners

2021 Colors of Pinellas Best in Show Winner
Best of Show: Night Blooming Cereus by Melinda Faircloth

This year, 152 artists contributed over 260 pieces of art. Thank you to all who shared their creativity! Thanks also to our jurors — Emily Shrider and Peter Tush. Congratulations to all of our winners listed below.

View the artwork of the Art Show winners and all of the Art Show participants. For more information, see Colors of Pinellas Art Show.

Amateur

Place Artwork Name Artist Name Other
First Diamond Beach Dawn Ferreira Employee, Tax Collector's Office
Second Prisoner of My Work Mario Ramon Employee, Tax Collector's Office
Third Deluxe Radio Mitchel O'Neil Volunteer, Parks & Conservation Resources
Honorable Mention Beachy Sunrise Alison Brissette Employee, Property Appraiser's Office
Honorable Mention Amazing Sunset Nancy Navarro Family, Supervisor of Elections
Honorable Mention Morning Reflections Terese Cocks Employees, Business Technology Services
Honorable Mention Punchbowl Cove Vincent Saporito Employee, Business Technology Services
Honorable Mention Untitled Amanda Echavarria Family, Clerk's Office

Intermediate

Place Artwork Name Artist Name Other
First Bean Lara Wojahn Employee, Office of Management & Budget
Second The Bird Karen Mercier Retiree, Human Resources
Third Still Life Vessels Gwynne Boccia Employee, Development Review Services
Honorable Mention Arabian Nights Gwynne Boccia Employee, Court Adjunct
Honorable Mention Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary 2 Kristi Lester Employee, Clerk's Office

Professional

Place Artwork Name Artist Name Other
First Little Green Heron at Water’s Edge Brenda Holleran Retiree, Planning
Second Painterly Vincent Tejada Employee, Public Works
Third Innocence at Rest Debra Lansdowne Retiree, Communications
Honorable Mention Dance Christopher Kelsey Employee, Administrative Services
Honorable Mention Fairie Friends Forever Wendy Grimes Employee, Supervisor of Elections
Honorable Mention The Mighty Oak John Boscarino Employee, Business Technology Services

Teen

Place Artwork Name Artist Name Other
First Immerse Fantasy Jessica Lin Volunteer, Animal Services
Second DAZAI Julianna Walker Family, Clerk's Office
Third Keara Caitlin Walker Family, Clerk's Office
Honorable Mention Tearful Soul Blake Ganote Family, Business Technology Services

Youth

Place Artwork Name Artist Name Other
First People in Motion Gabriel LaBarge Family, Property Appraiser’s Office
Second Mermaid Colton Gundel Family, Clerk's Office
Third The Dog Under the Chair Velez Guzman Family, Parks & Conservation Resources
Honorable Mention City Reflections Axton Bradley Family, Tax Collector’s Office
Honorable Mention Colorful Childhood Yuxin Liu Family, Animal Services
Honorable Mention Galaxy Lainey Ritchey Family, Tax Collector’s Office

Art Education Award

Artwork Name Artist Name Other
Paperweights Zac Allen Teen category, Family, 4H

People's Choice

Artwork Name Artist Name Other
Galaxy Lainey Ritchey Youth category, Family, Tax Collector’s Office

Best of Show

Artwork Name Artist Name Other
Night Blooming Cereus Melinda Faircloth Intermediate category, Family, Human Resources