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Opportunity: 2021 Betty Bowen Award

Aritistic Discipline: Visual

Administered by the Seattle Art Museum, the annual Betty Bowen Award honors a Northwest artist for their original, exceptional, and compelling work. The winner is awarded an unrestricted cash prize of $15,000, and a selection of their work will be shown at the Seattle Art Museum in the spring of 2022. In addition, up to two Special Recognition Awards in the amount of $2,500 are often granted at the discretion of the Betty Bowen Committee. Due to the financial hardships many creatives continue to face due to COVID-19, this year the Committee is extending the awards for the second time to include three more opportunities at $1,250 each. Visit seattleartmuseum.org/bettybowen for more information on how to apply online.

COST: $10

Eligibility: The award is open to visual artists in all media working in Washington, Oregon, or Idaho. Artists of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Point of Contact: Linnea Hodge
Expires: August 1, 2021