Seattle Art Museum
Application deadline: 8/1/2018

This annual award honors a Northwest artist for their original, exception and compelling work. It was established to honor Betty Bowen (1918-1977) who was an enthusiastic supporter of Northwest contemporary art. This is a juried award and the winner receives an unrestricted prize of $15,000 to further their career. A selection of works by the winner will be exhibited at the Seattle Art Museum.

The application is available at All entries must be submitted online.

For more information about the application process and to see a list of previous winners visit or e-mail