September 4, 2008 (Bethesda, MD) – The Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards announced the top four prize winners on Wednesday evening during the exhibition’s opening at Heineman Myers Contemporary Art.
Maggie Michael from Washington, D.C. was awarded “Best in Show” with $10,000; Dan Steinhilber of Washington, D.C. was named second place and was given $2,000; Bernhard Hildebrandt of Baltimore, MD was bestowed third place and received $1,000 and the “Young Artist” award of $1,000 was given to Ryan Browning of Mount Airy, MD.
The artists selected as finalists are:
Joseph Barbaccia, Potomac Falls, VA
Ryan Browning, Mount Airy, MD
Lynn Cazabon, Baltimore, MD
Warren Craghead III, Charlottesville, VA
Dawn Gavin, Baltimore, MD
Bernhard Hildebrandt, Baltimore, MD
Kristin Holder, Washington, D.C.
Kay Hwang, Baltimore, MD
Baby Martinez, Washington, D.C.
Maggie Michael, Washington, D.C.
Youngmi S. Organ, Nokesville, VA
Tony Shore, Baltimore, MD
Molly Springfield, Washington. D.C.
Dan Steinhilber, Washington, D.C.
Heide Trepanier, Richmond, VA
The entries were juried by Molly Donovan, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the National Gallery of Art; Irene Hofmann, Executive Director of the Contemporary Museum in Baltimore, MD and Leah Stoddard, former Director of Second Street Gallery in Charlottesville, VA.
To read Lenny Campello’s review, click here.