Prize Winners

The BP Portrait Award 2017 awards ceremony took place on Tuesday 20 June 2017.


FIRST PRIZE
Breech!

by Benjamin Sullivan, January 2017

SECOND PRIZE
Double Portrait

by Thomas Ehretsmann, November 2016

YOUNG ARTIST AWARD
Gabi

by Henry Christian-Slane, 2017

THIRD PRIZE
Emma

by Antony Williams, March 2016

TRAVEL AWARD 2017
Jack

by Casper White, 2017

This year’s judges panel

The competition was judged from original paintings by this year’s panel:

Nicholas Cullinan, Director, National Portrait Gallery (Chair)
Sarah Howgate, Contemporary Curator, National Portrait Gallery
Michael Landy, Artist
Kirsty Wark, Broadcaster and journalist
Camilla Hampshire, Museums Manager & Cultural Lead, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter
Des Violaris, Director, UK Arts & Culture, BP

The Travel Award 2017 winner was selected by Clara Drummond (First Prize winner, BP Portrait Award 2016), Rosie Broadley (Collections Curator, National Portrait Gallery) and Des Violaris (Director, UK Arts & Culture, BP).