The eight finalists will have their work on display in the studio from Sept. 4 to Sept. 28. The exhibit will be open Wednesday through Saturday from noon to 6 p.m.
BUP will announce the winners of the $10,000 Trawick Prize, named in honor of Bethesda philanthropist and enthusiast Carol Trawick, on Sept. 6.
The public opening reception for the exhibit is set for Friday, Sept. 13 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in conjunction with the monthly Bethesda Art Walk.
The finalists are all artists from around the D.C.-Baltimore area, including one from nearby Colesville and three from D.C.:
2013 Trawick Prize Finalists:
Lauren Adams - Baltimore, MD
Selin Balci - Annapolis, MD
Travis Childers - Fairfax, VA
Adam Hager - Washington, D.C.
Mariah Anne Johnson - Washington, D.C.
Gary Kachadourian - Baltimore, MD
Kate Kretz - Colesville, MD
Caitlin Teal Price - Washington, D.C.
Check out the piece shown above from Childers, a sculpture of a tree stump made entirely of pencils and glue.
Check the event page for more info.
Photo via Bethesda Urban Partnership