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


Congratulations to the 2015 Winners!
Best in Show - Bill Schmidt
Second Place - Thomas Dahlberg
Third Place - Cavan Fleming

Thomas Dahlberg - Baltimore, MD
Cavan Fleming - Blacksburg, VA
Lillian Hoover - Baltimore, MD
Hedieh Ilchi - Rockville, MD
Boram Lee - Baltimore, MD
Danielle Mysliwiec - Takoma Park, MD
Bill Schmidt - Baltimore, MD
Elise Schweitzer - Roanoke, VA