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. 

Congratulations to Carolyn Case of Cockeysville, MD, the 2018 Bethesda Painting Awards Best in Show Winner! 

Pictured from Left to Right: Laura Roulet, 2018 Painting Awards Judge; Carolyn Case, 2018 Bethesda Painting Awards Winner; Bill Schmidt, 2018 Painting Awards Judge; Carol Trawick, Founder of the Painting Awards; Catriona Fraser, Painting Awards Chair

Congratulations to our
2018 Bethesda Painting Awards Winners & Finalists

Best in Show
Carolyn Case, Cockeysville, MD

Second Place
Khanh Le, Washington, D.C. 

Third Place
Caleb Kortokrax, Baltimore, MD

Young Artist
Emma Childs, Baltimore, MD


Kim Abraham, Alexandria, VA
Sarah Boyts Yoder, Charlottesville, VA
Leigh Anne Chambers, Courtland, VA
Stephen Towns, Balitmore, MD
Read about all of the 2018 finalists here.