Monday, March 14, 2016

Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards

The application deadline for The Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards is getting close. They are accepting entries until Friday, April 8. The application and additional details can be found at www.bethesda.org



The prizes are as follows:

Best in Show - $10,000

Second Place - $2,000

Third Place - $1,000

Young Artist (must be born after April 8, 1986 to enter this category) - $1,000



The jury will select up to 10 finalists who will be invited to display their work in a group exhibition in downtown Bethesda in September 2016. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older and permanent, full-time residents of Maryland, Virginia or Washington, D.C. All original 2-D and 3-D fine art including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, fiber art, digital, mixed media and video will be accepted.

The 2016 jurors are:
  • St├ęphane Aquin, Chief Curator, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
  • Hasan Elahi, Associate Professor, Department of Art at the University of Maryland
  • Rebecca Schoenthal, Curator of Exhibitions at The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia

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