Portraits on the Wall at the Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition

Portrait Exhibition Opportunities

Discover how you can exhibit alongside the Royal Society of Portrait Painters

More about exhibiting your portrait with us
2020 Winner of the Ondaatje Prize for Portraiture

2020 Liu Shuang ‘Woman In-Städtische Galerie’

Portrait Prizes

Major prizes for portraiture are availble via the annual exhibition and official sponsors.

Prizes for Portraiture

Annabel Elton speaking at Heatherly School of Art

Hints and tips for artists painting portrait commissions

This series of videos, filmed at Heatherley School of Fine Art, focuses on advice for artists when working on portrait commissions, particularly if preparing for professional practice.

View hints and tips on working to commission now

Sam Dalby demonstrates portrait painting

Portrait Events & Workshops

Upcoming portrait workshops and demonstration from members of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters

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photo of a studio floor

Become a member

Election to join membership of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters is based solely on the quality of an artist’s work

Discover how to become a member