A showcase of some the best recent portraits by artists at all stages in their careers from eminent masters to emerging new talent. It encompasses a huge range of characters, styles and media, showing the breadth of the contemporary painted portrait.
Commissions are vital to this genre so Consultants are available throughout the show to help anybody who would like to know more about commissioning a portrait.
Prizes awarded by the Society include the Ondaatje Prize for Portraiture, the Prince of Wales Award for Portrait Drawing, the Changing Faces Prize and the de Laszlo Foundation Prize. For more information on prizes, head here.
Open to the Public
4 May 2016
10am to 5pm
(Open until 7pm on Tuesday 9 and 16 May)
£4, Concession £2.50
Free to Friends of Mall Galleries and under 18s.
50% off to National Art Pass Holders
19 May 2017
The Mall Galleries
The Mall, by Trafalgar Square, London