Bethesda Painting Awards

The Bethesda Painting Awards is downtown Bethesda's annual juried art competition that exclusively honors painters from Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. $14,000 in prize monies are awarded to the top four painters annually. 


 Patrick O'Neil, Bethesda Urban Partnership Board Chair; Tanja Softic, 2016 Best in Show winner; Carol Trawick, Founder; Catriona Fraser, Bethesda Painting Awards Chair

Bethesda Painting Awards
2017 Application
Deadline: February 17, 2017


Best in Show - $10,000
Second Place - $2,000
Third Place - $1,000
Young Artist* - $1,000

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