£20,000 for the most timeless portrait with a real feeling for paint and its aesthetic potential.


2024 Winner – Mark Shields, ‘Companion’ 


2024 Shortlist:

Jamie Coreth, ‘My Life: Portrait of Issy and Clare’
David Graham, ‘Pearl’
RP James Hague, ‘Woman in Komono’
RP Benjamin Hope, ‘Simon’
RP Andrew James, ‘Reverie’
Jeannie Kinsler, ‘Fortitude’
Tania Rivilis, ‘Poetic Demeanour’
Mark Shields, ‘Companion’


2023 winner – Saied Di

2022 winner – Tania Rivilis

2021 winner – Frances Bell