Past winners

Click on the images below to see the previous twenty six winners of the BP Portrait Award.

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2016

Girl in a Liberty Dress
by Clara Drummond, 2016

2015

Annabelle and Guy
by Matan Ben Cnaan, 2015

2014

Man with a Plaid Blanket
by Thomas Ganter, 2013

2013

Pieter
by Susanne du Toit

2012

Auntie
by Aleah Chapin

2011

Distracted
by Wim Heldens

2010

Last Portrait of Mother
by Daphne Todd

2009

Changeling 2
by Peter Monkman

2008

K
by Craig Wylie

2007

Michael Simpson
by Paul Emsley

2006

Kitty
by Andrew Tift

2005

Giulietta Coates
by Dean Marsh

2004

The Miracle
by Stephen Shankland

2003

Untitled
by Charlotte Harris

2002

Antony
by Catherine Goodman

2000

Two Women in White
by Victoria Russell

2001

The Six Presidents of the British Academy
by Stuart Pearson Wright

1999

Double Single
by Clive Smith

1998

Jude
by Thomas Watson

1997

Penelope watching TV
by James Lloyd

1996

Self-portrait
by James Hague

1995

Krishenda
by Ishbel Myerscough

1994

Portrait of an Artist’s Model
by Peter Edwards

1993

Two Figures Lying in a Shallow Stream
by Philip Harris

1992

Her Majesty’s Pleasure
by Lucy Willis

1991

Three Seated Figures
by Justin Mortimer

1990

Self-portrait
by Annabel Cullen