The BP Portrait Award 2016 awards ceremony took place on Tuesday 21 June 2016.
This year’s judges were:
Nicholas Cullinan, Director, National Portrait Gallery (Chair)
Christopher Baker, Director, Scottish National Portrait Gallery
Alan Hollinghurst, Writer
Sarah Howgate, Contemporary Curator, National Portrait Gallery
Jenny Saville, Artist
Des Violaris, Director, UK Arts & Culture, BP
The Travel Award 2015 winner was selected by the Gallery’s Senior Curator of 20th Century Collections Paul Moorhouse, BP Portrait Award 2014 second prize winner Richard Twose, and Des Violaris.