13 feb 2012
Deadline has expired
Contest’s website: http://www.npg.org.uk/whatson/exhibitions/bp-portrait-award-2012/the-exhibition.php
Open too: International, 18+
First Prize: A cash award of £25,000, plus, at the judges’ discretion, a commission worth £4,000, to be agreed between the National Portrait Gallery and the artist.
Second Prize: £8,000
Third Prize: £6,000
BP Travel Award 2010: £5,000
BP Young Artist Award: £5,000
All entrants aged between 18 and 30 will automatically be considered for both the BP Young Artist Award and the BP Portrait Award, but an individual cannot win both.
About: ”The Portrait Award, now in its thirty-third year at the National Portrait Gallery and twenty-third year of sponsorship by BP, is an annual competition aimed at encouraging artists to focus upon and develop portraiture in their work.
The BP Portrait Award 2012 exhibition will run at the National Portrait Gallery, London, from 21 June to 23 September 2012.”