Lee Newman Finalist in the Bethesda Painting Awards

Painting by Lee Newman, one of this year’s Bethesda Painting Awards Finalists.

WPG artist member Lee Newman is a finalist in this year’s Bethesda Painting Awards. This exhibition/award was established in 2005 by Carol Trawick (also the founder of the annual Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards). Twelve finalists are exhibited, and top prize nets $10,000.  (Other very generous prizes are awarded as well.)  In addition to Lee, the 7 other finalists are:

Eric Garner – Bethesda, MD
Gavin Glakas – McLean, VA
Mark Karnes – Baltimore, MD
Katherine Mann – Washington, DC
Ali Miller – Baltimore, MD
Laini Nemett – Baltimore, MD
Daniel A. Riesmeyer – Baltimore, MD

The reception and awards announcements happen at Gallery B (7700 Wisconsin Ave, Suite E) on Wednesday, June 6, 7 pm. You can get more information at their website. Good luck, Lee!!!


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