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We hope you enjoy reading about the artists’ inspirations and experiences behind their prize-winning paintings and are able to enrich your knowledge about their creative processes. This is part two of the stories behind the prize-winning works. The exhibition is on until Saturday 14th May, and we hope you are able to visit in person! Read Part One Here The...
Posted by HannahMartin on Fri, 2022-05-06 16:42
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We hope you enjoy reading about the artists’ inspirations and experiences behind their prize-winning paintings and are able to enrich your knowledge about their creative processes. The exhibition is on until Saturday 14th May, we hope you are able to visit and see these wonderful works in person! After reading this entry, be sure to visit part two to learn...
Posted by HannahMartin on Fri, 2022-05-06 16:26
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Congratulations to the Prize-winners of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters' Annual Exhibition 2022! The William Lock Portrait Prize Tania Rivilis, Kupka's Dog £20,000 for the most timeless portrait with a real feeling for paint and its aesthetic potential. The Ondaatje Prize for Portraiture Lantian, Man and a Window £10,000 plus the Society’s Gold Medal awarded for the most distinguished...
Posted by Valentine on Wed, 2022-05-04 17:38
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The Royal Society of Portrait Painters annual exhibition in honour of The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Exhibition Dates: Thursday 5 May – Saturday 14 May
Posted by Valentine on Thu, 2022-04-28 14:47
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The Royal Society of Portrait Painters Call for Entries is now open! We are seeking work from portrait artists, to exhibit alongside members of the society at their Annual Exhibition 2022, and we welcome work created in any media, including digital drawings, apart from photography and sculpture. Click here for all details and to enter your work. We spoke to...
Posted by HannahMartin on Thu, 2021-12-16 12:34
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I'm delighted to have been awarded The William Lock Portrait Prize at the Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition 2021
Posted by Frances Bell RP AROI on Wed, 2021-05-05 14:06
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The Royal Society of Portrait Painters and Mall Galleries are delighted to announce the Prizes & Awards from the Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition 2021.
Posted by Liam Kilby on Tue, 2021-05-04 16:10
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This year the Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition has a mini-theme of Childhood, and The RP Award will be presented for the best portrait on this theme. Prizewinners will be announced here at 5pm on Thursday 6 May. See the full collection of Childhood portraits on our Pinterest Board here Frances Bell RP regularly paints children: " It’s...
Posted by Liberty Rowley on Tue, 2021-04-06 15:31
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The Royal Society of Portrait Painters and Mall Galleries are delighted to announce the Prizes & Awards from the Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition 2020.
Posted by Liam Kilby on Wed, 2020-09-16 14:52
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A portrait, by Frances Bell RP, of the first female Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service, Cressida Dick has been unveiled to mark the centenary of women in the Met.
Posted by Róisín McVeigh on Fri, 2019-07-12 16:09
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We spoke to Sarah Jane Moon, a figurative artist whose queer identity informs much of her portraiture.
Posted by Róisín McVeigh on Tue, 2019-07-02 14:28
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We spoke to Tim Benson PROI NEAC RP, David Cobley RP, Suzon Lagarde, Erin Lee and Nick Grove about the art of self-portraiture.
Posted by Róisín McVeigh on Wed, 2019-06-19 17:09