Neddy at Cornish

2022 Neddy Artist Award

2022 Neddy Artist Award

The 2022 Neddy Artist Award Application Period is Open Now through Feb. 28th!

The Neddy Artist Artist Award is one of the largest artist awards in the Pacific Northwest. The application is free and open to artists living and working in the greater Puget Sound region.

All winners and finalists will be showcased in a much-anticipated exhibition, this year hosted at Cornish College of the Arts’ new public gallery in South Lake Union.

Please find eligibility and program information on our website.


About the Neddy

The Neddy Artist Awards offers one of the largest artist awards in the Pacific Northwest, this year providing two gifts of $25,000, and six of $2,000, to visual artists based in the Puget Sound region. The Neddy at Cornish program is funded by a grant from the Behnke Foundation and stewarded by Cornish College of the Arts as a tribute to the Seattle painter and teacher Ned Behnke (1948 – 1989).

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Contact the Neddy

Cornish College of the Arts

1000 Lenora St.

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“Untilted 135”
by barry johnson, 2020 Painting Finalist Neddy Artist Award.
Provided courtesy of the artist.

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Media Coverage

A Letter to Cornish by Art Alum Liz Tran

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