The Trawick Prize


The Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards is a visual art prize produced by the Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District that honors artists from Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Virginia. The annual juried competition awards $14,000 in prize monies to selected artists and features the work of the finalists in a group exhibition.

Pictured from left to right; Catherine Leggett; Trawick Prize Winner Larry Cook; Carol Trawick, Founder; Catriona Fraser, The Trawick Prize Chair

2017 Winners

Larry Cook, Best in Show
Cindy Cheng, Second Place
Renee Rendine, Third Place
Giulia Livi, Young Artist Award


Cindy Cheng, Baltimore, MD

Larry Cook, Landover Hills, MD

Amy Finkelstein, Takoma Park, MD

Helen Glazer, Owings Mills, MD

Giulia Livi, Baltimore, MD

Michele Montalbano, Burke, VA

Ben Piwowar, Baltimore, MD

Renée Rendine, Towson, MD