Monday, October 30, 2006

Upcoming Bethesda Painting Awards

Bethesda’s 3rd annual juried art competition and exhibition honoring painters. This competition will award $14,000 in prize monies to four selected painters. Artists must submit 5 slides of original work that has been completed in the last 2 years, and will be available for the duration of the exhibit (June 6 - July 7, 2007).

A panel of jurors will be selecting the finalists; Dr. Brandon Fortune, Associate Curator of Painting and Sculpture at the National Portrait Gallery; W.C. Richardson, Professor of Painting and Drawing at the University of Maryland and Tanja Softic, Associate Professor of Art at the University of Richmond.

Artists must submit 5 slides of original artwork, $25, and the application form to apply.

For a submission form download at, call 301/215-6660 ext 17, or send a self-addressed stamped envelope to the Bethesda Painting Awards, c/o Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District, 7700 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD 20814 to receive an application.

Contact: Carly Meyers
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Bethesda Urban Partnership, Inc.

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