Prize Winners

The BP Portrait Award 2016 awards ceremony took place on Tuesday 21 June 2016.


FIRST PRIZE
Girl in a Liberty Dress

by Clara Drummond, 2016

SECOND PRIZE
Silence

by Bo Wang, 2015

THIRD PRIZE
Hugo

by Benjamin Sullivan, 2016

YOUNG ARTIST AWARD
Dad Sculping Me

by Jamie Coreth, 2016

TRAVEL AWARD 2016
Petras

by Laura Guoke, 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.