Update 2022

The National Portrait Gallery and BP have together confirmed that the current sponsorship of the BP Portrait Award will not be extended beyond December 2022, when the current contract comes to an end.

As the BP Portrait Award is not being staged in 2022, while the National Portrait Gallery’s building in St Martin’s Place is closed for redevelopment, the Gallery is currently considering options for the Portrait Award for re-opening in 2023 and beyond. We are committed to working with artists, will continue to promote portraiture throughout the Gallery’s closure period and look forward to developing the future Portrait Award. Please do sign up for our emails and follow us on social media for the latest updates and information on how to get involved.

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