Six cash prizes will be awarded:
- First Place - $250
- Second Place - $200
- Third Place - $150
- Three Merit Awards - $80 each
Gavin Glakas, Juror
Gavin Glakas grew up in Bethesda, MD and studied at Washington University in St. Louis and the Slade School of Fine Art in London.
He has won awards from the Portrait Society of America and the Butler Institute of American Art and his paintings have been featured on NBC News and in the Washington Post, American Art Collector, International Artist and numerous other publications.
Glakas' paintings hang in the permanent collections of the US Senate, the House of Representatives, the Virginia State Capitol, Georgetown & George Washington Universities and the Society of the Four Arts Museum in Palm Beach, FL, as well as numerous other public and private collections.
He is represented by the Principle Gallery of Alexandria, VA, and Charleston, SC, and he teaches painting and drawing at the Yellow Barn Studio in Glen Echo, MD.