Juror: Richard Bentham

Richard Bentham is an Exhibit Designer at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum. He was the lead designer for -- Earth Matthers: Views of Africa, Outside the Spacecraft: 50 Years of Extra-Vehicular Activity and Art of the Airport Towers -- and for the branding of Space Shuttle Discovery's celebration/final flight over D.C.

Currently he's working on WW1 Artist Soldiers, an exhibition scheduled to open in April 2017. Richard holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Art Institute of Washington and is currently a part time grad student at Marymount University pursuing a MA in Interior Design. He is also a true Washingtonian and has no plans of ever moving.