The Bethesda Painting Awards announced the top four prize winners last Wednesday during the exhibition’s opening at the Fraser Gallery.
Camilo Sanin from Jessup, Md., was awarded "Best in Show" with $10,000; Heidi Fowler of Reston, was named second place and was given $2,000; Magnolia Laurie of Baltimore, was awarded third place and received $1,000, and Lillian Bayley Hoover of Baltimore, was given the "Young Artist" award and received $1,000.
The eight artists selected as finalists are:
Steve Adams, McLean; Heidi Fowler, Reston; Lillian Bayley Hoover, Baltimore; Jeff Huntington, Annapolis; Magnolia Laurie, Baltimore; Katherine Mann, Baltimore; Greg Minah, Baltimore, and Camilo Sanin, Jessup, Md.
A public opening will be held on Friday, June 12, from 6–9 p.m. in conjunction with the Bethesda Art Walk. The Fraser Gallery is located at 7700 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite E in Bethesda and gallery hours are Tuesday – Saturday from 11:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. The exhibition will be on display through July 4.