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.
Bethesda Painting Awards Winners
Best in Show ($10,000): Barry Nemett - Stevenson, MD
Second Place ($2,000): Christine Gray - Alexandria, VA
Third Place ($1,000): Hedieh Ilchi - Rockville, MD
Congratulations to all the 2013 Finalists!
Joan Belmar – Takoma Park, MD
Dennis Farber – Lutherville, MD
Christine Gray – Alexandria, VA
Hedieh Ilchi – Rockville, MD
Barry Nemett - Stevenson, MD
Cara Ober - Baltimore, MD
Erin Raedeke - Gaithersburg, MD
Bill Schmidt - Baltimore, MD
The 2013 Bethesda Painting Awards exhibition will be held June 1-29 at Gallery B.
Finalists were selected by accredited jurors Tim Doud, Duane Keiser and Christine Neill.
Catriona Fraser, Chair, Bethesda Painting Awards; Anne Mead, Chair, Bethesda Urban Partnership; Barry Nemett, 2013 Best in Show Winner; Carol Trawick, Founder