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. 


 Dave Dabney, Bethesda Urban Partnership Executive Director; Catriona Fraser, Bethesda Painting Awards Chair; Bill Schmidt, 2015 Best in Show winner; Carol Trawick, Founder

Apply for the 2016 Bethesda Painting Awards!

Deadline: February 19

Congratulations to the 2015 Winners!

Best in Show - Bill Schmidt
Second Place - Thomas Dahlberg
Third Place - Cavan Fleming