Sky Arts’ ‘Portrait Artist of the Decade’

Six easels positioned in a line each with a portrait of Dame Judi Dench by a different artist
A selection of portraits for Sky Arts’ ‘Portrait Artist of the Decade’

Past display archive
19 October - 31 December 2023

Spotlight Space


Celebrating a decade of Sky Arts’ hugely popular TV series, Portrait Artist of the Year, this special display includes eight portraits of Dame Judi Dench, each painted by a past winner in their bid to become the ‘Portrait Artist of the Decade’. Delve into the stories of the artists and find out which portrait our Senior Curator, Contemporary Collections, Sarah Howgate, selected as her winner.

In partnership with Sky Arts. You can watch series 10 of Portrait Artist of the Year on Sky Arts, Freeview and NOW.