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MICA Affiliated Trawick Prize and Bethesda Painting Award Honorees 2006-08

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MICA MFA Thesis Reception Friday, July 10

This exhibition proudly acknowledges sixteen MICA artists who have excelled in competition for the notable Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards and the Bethesda Painting Award during the period 2006-2008. In MICA’s Fox and Myerhoff Galleries.


Magnolia Laurie MFA, MICA, Mount Royal School of Art, ’07
Trawick Prize Award, 2008, Semi-Finalist


Youngmi Song Organ MFA, MICA, Mount Royal School of Art ’02
Trawick Prize Award, 2008, Finalist


Lillian Bayley Hoover MFA, MICA, Mount Royal School of Art, ’05
Bethesda Painting Award, 2008, 2009, Finalist

Molly Springfield MICA Post Baccalaureate Certificate, ’00
Trawick Prize Award, 2006, Third Place; 2008, Finalist

Jo Smail MICA Faculty
Trawick Prize Award, 2007, First Place



Melissa Dickenson BFA, MICA, ’02
Trawick Prize Award, 2008, Semi-Finalist
Bethesda Painting Award, 2009, Semi-Finalist



Laura Amussen MFA, MICA, Rinehart School of Sculpture, ’06
Trawick Prize Award, 2006, 2008, Semi-Finalist

James Rieck MFA, MICA, Mount Royal School of Art, ’03, BFA, ’87
Trawick Prize 2006, First Place
Bethesda Painting Award 2006, Second Place

Katherine Tzu-lan Mann MFA, MICA, Hoffberger School of Art, ’09
Bethesda Painting Award, 2008, 2009, Finalist
Ryan Browning MFA, MICA, Mount Royal School of Art, ’08
Trawick Prize Award, 2008 Young Artist Award

Phyllis Plattner MICA Faculty
Bethesda Painting Award Finalist 2006, 2007
Bill Schmidt MFA, MICA, Hoffberger School of Painting, ’71
Bethesda Painting Award, 2008, Finalist

Christopher Bathgate MICA Merit Scholar, ’98
Trawick Prize Award, 2008, Semi-Finalist
Andrew Wodzianski MFA, MICA, Hoffberger School of Painting, ’02
Bethesda Painting Award 2005 and 2006, Finalist


Cara Ober MFA, MICA, Studio Arts, ’05
Bethesda Painting Award, 2008, Second Place

Judy Stone MFA, MICA, Rinehart School of Sculpture, ’09
Trawick Prize Award, 2007, Semi-Finalist
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