The Betty Bowen Award call for entries is open until August 1, and due to the hardships many creatives are currently facing during the COVID crisis, the Betty Bowen Committee will be giving out three further awards in the amount of $1,250 this year.
The Seattle Art Museum administers the annual Betty Bowen Award to honor 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 works will be shown at SAM of 2021 The Betty Bowen Committee additionally grants two Special Recognition Awards in the amount of $2,500.
The Betty Bowen award was established to celebrate the life of a Washington native that enthusiastically supported Northwest artists, with that support being more crucial than ever this year. To learn more about the award and to apply online go to visitsam.org/betty-bowen.