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Emma Wesley (1979-)

Artist of 2 portraits
Emma Wesley is a self-taught portrait artist who studied literature at Selwyn College, Cambridge and painting conservation at the Courtauld Institute in London before devoting herself to portrait painting. She has exhibited regularly in the BP Portrait Award and with the Royal Society of Portrait Painters where she was awarded the De Laszlo Silver Medal for Portraiture in 2005. She has also won prizes in the Hunting Art Prizes, The Singer and Friedlander Watercolour Competition and the Wales Portrait Award.

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Johnson Gideon Beharry

by Emma Wesley
acrylic on panel, 2006
NPG 6803


Jack Straw

by Emma Wesley
pencil, 2009
NPG 6884