Luis De Jesus Los Angeles is proud ot announce that Laura Karetzky is a Finalist for the 2023 Bennett Prize and Rising Voices 3 exhibition. The Bennett Prize was founded by art collectors, curators, and philanthropists Steven Alan Bennett and Dr. Elaine Melotti Schmidt. It seeks to propel the careers of women figurative realist painters who have not yet realized full professional recognition, thereby empowering new artists as well as those who have painted for many years. As a finalist, Karetzky will be in consideration for the $50,000 Bennett Prize and the runner up prize of $10,000. The opening of the exhibition and announcement of the winner of the Bennett Prize will take place at the Muskegon Museum of Art on May 18, 2023, in Muskegon, MI.