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Penny Knobel-Besa

Penny Knobel-Besa

Flintstone, MD 21530
Penny Knobel-Besa is a free-lance photographer, playwright, and director. In the past she was named Maryland Photographer of the Year, received a national award from the Big Sisters-Big Brothers for her photography, and she was selected as the 2012 photographer for the literary journal, “Backbone Mountain”. Her photos appeared in the national award winning literary magazine the “Antietam Review” and in “Ginseng” another regional publication.


Supported in part by:

The Washington County Arts Council, Inc. is funded by an operating grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, (MSAC), an agency dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive. An agency of the Department of Business & Economic Development, the MSAC provides financial support and technical assistance to nonprofit organizations, units of government, colleges and universities for arts activities. Funding for the MSAC is also provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, which believes that a great nation deserves great art. Additional funding is also provided by Washington County Government and generous businesses, organizations and individuals.

The Washington County Arts Council is a proud member of County Arts Agencies of Maryland, Maryland Citizens for the Arts and Americans for the Arts.