Updated October 10, 2009
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FEBRUARY 2009 - 8TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION
The Fraser Gallery hosted the 8th Annual International Photography Competition. The competition is open to local, national and international photographers.
This year, the Fraser Gallery received over 350 entries from 116 photographers. The curator, Catriona Fraser, selected work by 19 photographers for the exhibition.
An Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony was held, in conjunction with the Bethesda Art Walk, on Friday, February 13, from 6pm - 9pm. $950 in Prize Money will be awarded to 4
of the finalists. This event is free and open to the general public. To view all of the selected work, visit here.
Best in Show - David Zimmerman
February 13 - March 7, 2009
"Desert No. 146" by David Zimmerman, New York, NY
First Place - Ezra "Gozo" Mansur
"Sister Daddona" by Ezra "Gozo" Mansur, Island Park, NY
Second Place - Andrea Land
"Elizabeth" by Andrea Land, Springfield, MO
Third Place - Chris Dame
"Human Abstract No.4" by Chris Dame, Rockville, MD
MARCH 13 - APRIL 4, 2009
SPRING GROUP EXHIBIT
A group exhibition of paintings and photgraphs by artists represented by the Fraser Gallery. An opening reception was held in conjunction with the Bethesda Art Walk on Friday, March 13 from 6PM - 9PM.
APRIL 10 - MAY 30, 2009
An exhibition of paintings, photographs and mixed media collages created with recycled materials. Including work by Beata Drozd, Mike Fitts and Huguette Roe. An opening reception was in conjunction with the Bethesda Art Walk on Friday, April 10 from 6PM - 9PM.
"Sex and the City" by Beata Drozd, Mixed Media Collage
"Chinese Take-Out Box" by Mike Fitts, Oil on Reclaimed Metal
"Mixed Drinks" by Huguette Roe, Photograph
JUNE 4 - JULY 4, 2009
BETHESDA PAINTING AWARDS
The Fraser Gallery is pleased to host the "Bethesda Painting Awards". The work of eight finalists, selected by a panel of 3 judges, will be on exhibit. This annual competition awards $14,000 to painters from DC, MD and VA. The "Bethesda Painting Awards" were founded by philanthropist and collector, Ms. Carol Trawick, and are produced by the "Bethesda Arts and Entertainment District".
The 2009 finalists are Steve Adams, McLean, VA, Heidi Fowler, Reston, VA, Lillian Bayley Hoover, Baltimore, MD, Jeff Huntington, Annapolis, MD, Magnolia Laurie, Baltimore, MD, Katherine Mann, Baltimore, MD, Greg Minah, Baltimore, MD, and Camilo Sanin, Jessup, MD. The 2009 Judges are Ruth Bolduan, Associate Professor of Painting and Drawing, Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Richmond, VA,
Patrice Kehoe, Artist and Faculty Member at the University of Maryland and John Winslow, Artist and Professor Emeritus of Painting at Catholic University, Washington, D.C.
Award winners were announced on Wednesday, June 3. An Opening Reception for the public was held in conjunction with the "Bethesda Art Walk" on Friday, June 12 from 6PM - 9PM.
2009 "Bethesda Painting Awards" Winners
$10,000 Best in Show - Camilo Sanin
$2,000 Second Place - Heidi Fowler
$1,000 Third Place - Magnolia Laurie
$1,000 Young Artist Award - Lillian Bayley Hoover
"Relief (Blue)" by Camilo Sanin, Acrylic on Canvas, 26" x 26"
"No. 052.22.005" by Heidi Fowler, Acrylic and Mixed Media on Panel, 36" x 36"
"Both the Condition and the Remedy" by Magnolia Laurie, Oil on Panel, 14" x 14"
"War TV" by Lillian Bayley Hoover, Oil on Canvas, 58" x 46"
JULY 10 - AUGUST 8, 2009
BEST OF ARTOMATIC 2009
A group exhibition of exceptional work from this year's Artomatic, selected by Catriona Fraser. Including work by Jennifer Bishop, Deb Jansen, Edward Johnston, Christine Keers, Andrew Livingstone, Brain Lusher, Joanne Mitchell, Molly Sheldon, Frank Turner and Andrew Zimmermann.
An Opening Reception was held in conjunction with the "Bethesda Art Walk" on Friday, July 10 from 6PM - 9PM.
"C-Section" by Jennifer Bishop
"Catharsis and Karma" by Deb Jansen
"Looking at Clouds" by Edward Johnston
Glass by Christine Keers
"Disruption No. 2" by Andrew Livingstone
"I'm Also a Beauty Queen" by Brian Lusher
"Plume" by Joanne Mitchell
"Untitled" by Molly Sheldon
"I Love You So Much" by Frank Turner
"Untitled" by Andrew Zimmermann
SEPTEMBER 2 - OCTOBER 3, 2009
THE TRAWICK PRIZE - BETHESDA CONTEMPORARY ART AWARDS
The Fraser Gallery is pleased to host the "Trawick Prize". This annual competition awards $14,000 to artists working in all media from DC, MD and VA. The "Trawick Prize" was founded by philanthropist and collector, Ms. Carol Trawick, and is produced by the "Bethesda Arts and Entertainment District".
Award winners were announced on Wednesday, September 2. An Opening Reception for the public was held in conjunction with the "Bethesda Art Walk" on Friday, September 11 from 6PM - 9PM.
"The Trawick Prize" Reviewed by Michael O'Sullivan in The Washington Post
"The Trawick Prize" Reviewed by Dr. Claudia Rousseau in The Gazette
"The Trawick Prize" Reviewed by Kevin Mellema in The Falls Church News Press
OCTOBER 9 - NOVEMBER 14, 2009
ANDREW WODZIANSKI - ABRA CADAVER
The Fraser Gallery was pleased to present a solo exhibition of drawings by DC based artist, Andrew Wodzianski. An opening reception was held in conjunction with the "Bethesda Art Walk" on Friday, October 9 from 6pm - 9pm. A closing reception was held in conjunction with the "Bethesda Art Walk" on Friday, November 13 from 6PM - 9PM.
Andrew Wodzianski's "Abra Cadaver" in The Gazette
"Abra Cadaver" by Andrew Wodzianski, Mixed Media, 8 x 10 inches
NOVEMBER 12 - NOVEMBER 15, 2009
THE 13TH ANNUAL BOSTON INTERNATIONAL FINE ART SHOW
The Fraser Gallery was an exhibitor at the "13th Annual Boston International Art Show." For more information, visit here.
NOVEMBER 17 - JANUARY 9, 2010
WINTER GROUP EXHIBIT
The Fraser Gallery exhibited new paintings by David FeBland, Mike Fitts, Tim O'Kane and others. An Opening Reception was held in conjunction with the "Bethesda Art Walk" on Friday, December 11 from 6pm - 9pm.
DECEMBER 2 - DECEMBER 6, 2009
RED DOT MIAMI
The Fraser Gallery returned to Miami to participate in "Red Dot Miami". For more information, visit here.
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