Congratulations Trawick Prize Winners!
The Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards is a visual art prize produced by the Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District that honors artists from Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Virginia.
Last night, the annual juried competition awarded $14,000 in prize monies to selected artists and features the work of the finalists in a group exhibition.
Winners Best in Show, $10,000 – Lillian Bayley Hoover, Baltimore, MD
2nd Place, $2,000 – David D’Orio, Mt. Rainier, MD
3rd Place, $1,000 – Dean Kessmann, Washington, D.C.
Young Artist Award, $1,000 – Hannah Walsh, Richmond, VA
The 2012 exhibition will run through September 29 at Gallery B, located at 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Suite E, Bethesda, MD 20814. Best in Show winner Lillian Bayley Hoover flanked by Carol Trawick and Catherine Leggett
Finalists: Lillian Bayley Hoover, Baltimore, MD/ David D’Orio, Mt. Rainier, MD/ Skye Gilkerson, Baltimore, MD/ Dean Kessmann, Washington, D.C./ Nate Larson, Baltimore, MD/ Joshua Wade Smith, Baltimore, MD/ Diane Szczepaniak, Potomac, MD/ Hannah Walsh, Richmond, VA