$14,000 in prize money will be awarded to four winners.
(Bethesda, MD) – The Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District invites local artists to submit work to the 10th annual Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards. This juried art competition awards $14,000 in prizes to four selected winners. The deadline for submissions is Friday, April 6, 2012. Up to 10 finalists will be chosen to display their work at Bethesda’s Gallery B in September.
The competition will be juried by Dawn Gavin, Assistant Professor in the Department of Art, College of Arts and Humanities, University of Maryland; Barbara Kelly Gordon, Associate Curator at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and N. Elizabeth Schlatter, Director and Curator of Exhibitions at the University of Richmond Museums, Virginia.
Artists who wish to apply may use a new, streamlined online submission form at http://www.bethesda.org/bethesda/trawick-application. For information on the Trawick Prize, visit www.bethesda.org or call 301-215-6660.