Jane Bond RP NEAC

ABOUT JANE After a 2-year Foundation Course at St. Martin’s School of Art, I became an Assistant to Edward Delaney, a well known scenic artist, who painted most of his backcloths on the studio floor in the continental manner. We worked on scenery for everything from Grand Opera to Bertram Mills’ circus!I wanted to continue…

Alastair Adams PPRP

ABOUT ALASTAIR Alastair initially trained as an illustrator through which he developed his interest in figurative and portrait painting. In the years since he has established a strong reputation as a commissioned portrait artist, his dynamic but natural and unassuming portraits earning him many high profile commissions, both in the UK and overseas. Alastair became…

The Ondaatje Prize For Portraiture

The Ondaatje Prize for Portraiture is sponsored by Sir Christopher Ondaatje CBE OC and the Ondaatje Foundation, this generous prize of £10,000 plus the Society's Gold Medal is awarded for the most distinguished portrait of the year. The Prize was launched in 1995 and took the form of a commission to paint H.M. The Queen,…

The De Laszlo Foundation Award

The de Laszlo Foundation award, sponsored by the de Laszlo Foundation, aims to encourage young artists. It is worth £3,000 and is awarded, together with a silver medal, to an artist under thirty-five years old judged to have submitted the best portrait. 2019 Winner  Joshua Waterhouse for 'The Engineer' View winning portraits from previous years…

Burke’s Peerage Foundation Award

The Burke’s Peerage Foundation Award: The Burke’s Peerage Foundation Award, established by its co-founders Mark Ayre and William Bortrick in 2015, is presented for Classically Inspired Portraiture in the RP Annual Exhibition. It is presented each year with a certificate and a cheque for £2,000. 2019 Winner Phoebe Dickinson for ‘Rose at Houghton'   View winning portraits from previous…