Visitors' Choice

Every year the BP Portrait Award Visitors’ Choice offers exhibition visitors the opportunity to vote for their favourite portrait in the show. This year 17,250 votes were cast between 23 June and 21 August via screens outside the exhibition and on the website.

The overall winner was Jean by Jean-Paul Tibbles which received 1,909 votes. In second place was Petras by Laura Guoke (1,512 votes) and the third was Tad (Son Of The Artist) by John Borowicz (1,044 votes). All portraits were voted for at least once.

Everyone that votes also has the opportunity to enter a prize draw to win an Artist Oil Set worth £376, courtesy of Cass Art.

First Place

by Jean-Paul Tibbles, 2016

Third Place
Tad (Son Of The Artist)

by John Borowicz, 2016

Second Place

by Laura Guoke , 2016