The annual BP Portrait Awards is the most prestigious portrait competition in the world, promoting the very best in contemporary portrait painting. Over the past thirty-two years of it’s existence, the Award has proved to be a launching pad for the careers of several successful portrait artists.

The exhibition presents a wide variety of styles and approaches – from intimate and personal images of friends and family, to revealing paintings of celebrity sitters – that illustrate the distinctive and innovative work of currently being produced by artists of all ages and nationalities.

This year’s exhibition features fifty-five works selected from a record 2,372 international entries, including four shortlisted artists.



Date: 16 June – 18 September.

Admission Free.

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