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 Finalists

Amy Boone-McCreesh, Baltimore, MD
Carolyn Case, Cockeysville, MD
Frank Cole, Rockville, MD
Katherine Tzu-Lan Mann, Washington, D.C.
Mike McConnell, Phoenix, MD
Kenneth Schiano, Chestertown, MD
Stephen Towns, Baltimore, MD
Trevor Young, Takoma Park, MD