Check out this talented artist!
Washington, DC artist Ben Tolman is one of the 50 finalists in the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery's Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2009. His drawing "Jana" will be up at the museum from October 23, 2009 to August 22, 2010. There will be an opportunity to vote for his piece as the "visitor's favorite" both in person as well as online. Ben is writing a blog as part of the exhibition at http://www.portraitcompetition.si.edu/artist/splash.html.