The Bulldog Trust gives a bursary of £5,000 to an up-and-coming portrait painter.


The Bulldog Trust support the development of talent across the arts, they set up the Bulldog Bursary with the RP to encourage the perpetuation of the skills and excellence involved in professional portraiture.

The winner receives the unique opportunity of learning this art from the UK’s master portrait painters themselves.


Previous Winners:
2014 – Emma Hopkins
2013 – Sarah Jane Moon
2012 – Olha Pryymak
2011 – Rebecca Francesca Cartwright de Fontenelle
2010 – Clara Drummond
2009 – David Cadwell
2008 – Daniel Shadbolt
2007 – Joseph Galvin


Image: Emma Hopkins, In Studio