RP Annual Exhibition 2021 | Accepted Works
Below is a list of the works selected for the Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition 2021, alphabetical by artist surname.
Please read this list carefully, it numbers 122 works.
If your work has been selected, you will receive further details by email this week.
Note that the exhibition runs at Mall Galleries, London, from 6 to 15 May 2021.
Alexander, Rupert – Peter Mandelson, Baron Mandelson PC
Alexander, Rupert – Jack Hudleston
Allen, Timothy Joseph – The Painter’s Daughter
Aouni, Naima – Wabi-sabi #1
Arthurton, Thomas – Portrait of a Painter
Askheim, Hans – Ann
Axtell, David – Portrait of Renate Collins Kindertransport 80th Anniversary
Balding, Aldo – Mathilde
Bard, Chelsea – Intimations 2
Baseri, Zahra Akbari – Fatemeh
Bays, Caroline – Reflection with Postcards
Beckett, Stewart – Is it a Reflection
Bensly, Bryony – Henry’s Birds
Bizzarri, Marco – Silente I
Bodden, Dominic – The Market Butcher
Borodina, Anastasia – Blockade Eyewitness
Braiden, Simon Thomas – Dame Maureen Lipman
Braiden, Simon Thomas – Portrait of a Boy
Brooks, Rupert – Anorak – A Self Portrait
Bucciarelli, Giulia – Enigma
Burdon, Martyn – Miles Jupp
Caldwell, Steve – Mr Fuller
Caldwell, Steve – Joe McGann
Callaway, Alex – Charlie
Calleja, Anna – Escape
Calver, Will – Self Portrait in Hat
Cannon, Steve – Man with Plant
Cervantes, Mario – Winter Evening
Cha, Chanel – Purety
Chew, Shona – Claudette Joseph
Chien, Stephen – Deb in Repose
Comoretti, Vania – Shadow
Crow, Eleanor – Phil Abel, Past Master of The Art Workers’ Guild
Crozier, Belinda – Last Day of the Holiday Blues
DeCarlis, Angela – Eloise (The Teacup Painting)
Di Taranto, Davide – Manuel
Dickinson, Phoebe – Alethea
Dong, Congxian – A Pious Wish
Draisey, Mark – The Wine Merchant
Epshtein, Gila – Guy with Glasses
Fatih Gurbuz, Siya – Don’t drink this water, you will turn into a goat
Field, Peter – Anna
Gammone, Roberto – Daniela Hates her Drawings
Garmon, Isabel – Nefer
Gironi, Fabiola – Metamorphosis
Goto, Komachi – Coco 2020
Gottrau, Marie-Pierre de – 10 Years After
Grgic-Dakovic, Rene – Mihaela
Hanbury, Clementine – Francesco
Harrison, Geoffrey – Self Portrait
Hawkins, Julia – Alice at the Table
He, Lihuai – Lavender
Herbert-Roche, Kate – Self Portrait in Red Shirt
Hillman, Aelfred – Brother by a Window
Holembivska, Anhelina – Self Portrait
Holt, Ruth – Self Portrait
Hope, Benjamin – Elizabeth #2
Hope, Benjamin – Self Portrait in Ski Beanie
Houston, Florence – Bella
Hunter, Megan – Lockdown Studio Self Portrait
Johnson, Hero – Small Self
Kasyan, Alex – Portrait of Myles Johnston
Kateryniuk, Andrii – Self Portrait with a Window
Kinsler, Jeannie – Byrne
Kostov, Preslav – Dawn’s Troubles
Kubik, Tomas – Valeria
Kubik, Tomas – David in Renaissance Style
Kuck, Sandra – Portrait Through a Prism
Kynoch, Kathryn – Self in Turquoise Blouse
Kynoch, Kathryn – Michael Tribe PhD MA
Larin, Anna – Messiah Eyes
Lawton, David – The Sculptor
Lawton, David – The Egyptian Girl
Lestini, Lysandra – Portrait of Isabelle
Lethin, Valdemar – Before and After
Lewis, Gabriel – The Harvester
Ling, Yun – Adila
Liu, Cuiping – Guitar and Young Girl
Liu, Xiaowei – Meditative Model
Loffill, Tom – Ben, Liz & Rola
Martineau, Luke – Teatime
Masacz, Helen – Midlife
Mills, Stephanie – Outcome
Morris, Luis – Antigone
Newington, Kate – Amanda
Ning, Li – Stranger
Orlowski, Stefan John – Material Monk
Orlowski, Stefan John – The Blue Room
Overheul, Sylvie – The Paper Garden
Pasterfield, Nicola – Paddy
Pearce, John N. – Artist in the Garden
Poderys, Mantas – Self Portrait at the Age of 28
Pool, Caroline – A Portrait of Rob Bliss
Prudnikova, Elena – Karina. Solovki.
Rajagopal, Bharat – Portrait of Chantal
Renee-Cemmick, Marina – Kirstin
Reynolds, Shannon – Boy with Ukelele
Robertson, Saul – Us Into Others, Others Into Us
Rogers, Emily – Owen
Ross, Lauren – Self Portrait in Thought
Rosselli Del Turco, Ilaria – Self Portrait in the Conservatory
Routley, Jamie – Portrait of George Elvidge
Routley, Jamie – Ivy age 4
Rudnichenko, Konstantin – Clayton
Schaffer, Charlie – Imara
Scott, Fiona – Lily
Skinner, Abby Hope – Harlequin
Slusakowicz, Michael – Double Portrait of Clara
Svetlakov, Sergey – The Youth from Moldavia
Tan, Jianwu – Youth
Teeuw, Stephen – Rohan
Teeuw, Stephen – Banjo Steve from Norfolk
Tichshenko, Yaroslava – Amal Combing her Hair
Valentine Baynham, Olivia – Phoebe in Lockdown
Volpini, Patrizio – Meatballs
Wagstaff, Adele – Presence, Adrian
Watling, Isabella – Loredanna
Wilby, Alex – Geth
Willems, Rogier – Sophie
Wimbledon, Anna – Mother and Daughter
Yang, Fan – I am Fan Yang
Zhao, Yang – Girl in Yellow Turban
Entry to the Royal Society of Portrait Painters are subject to the following:
- Any artist over 18 may submit.
- All mediums aside from sculpture and photography are acceptable.
- Work must have been completed in the last three years and not been exhibited in London previously.
- Works must have a minimum sale price of £300. Works may be listed as not for sale – if your work is not for sale, please input the price as ‘NFS’ when prompted.
- The price of works for sale must include 45% + VAT commission.
- A maximum of three works can submitted for selected. It is possible for all three entries to be selected
- Works should not be larger than 2.4m along the longest dimension.
- Note that artists accepted for exhibition will be invited to advertise portrait commissions through our Commissions department on which a commission will be payable.
The submission fee is £20 per work for standard entries and £14 per work for artists aged 35 or under. This includes free admission to the exhibition (normally £4).
- NEW £20,000 Prize Announced – The William Lock Portrait Prize worth £20,000 for the most timeless portrait with a real feeling for paint and its aesthetic potential
- The Ondaatje Prize for Portraiture – £10,000 plus the Society’s Gold Medal awarded for the most distinguished portrait in the Society’s annual exhibition.
- The RP Award – £2,000 will be awarded to the artist whose work best represents the year’s chosen theme – Childhood. The judges will be looking for the most interesting and engaging interpretation of the idea of ‘chilhood’ within the parameters of portraiture.
- The RP Prize for the Best Small Portrait – A prize of £2,000 for the best small portrait in the exhibition, measuring not more than 38 x 30.5 cm (15 x 12 inches) framed
- The de Laszlo Foundation Award – £3,000 plus a Silver Medal for the most outstanding portrait by an artist aged 35 years or under
- The Prince of Wales’s Award for Portrait Drawing – £2,000 and framed certificate for a portrait in any recognised drawing medium
- 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.
- The Smallwood Architects Prize – £1,000 for a portrait in which architectural or interior features play an important part.
The exhibition will be shown at the Mall Galleries, The Mall, London SW1Y 5BD in May 2021.
The exhibition is selected by a committee of elected members of the society – all leading and currently practising portrait painters.
Please note that selectors’ decisions are final and we are unable to offer feedback.
Following the Submission Deadline on 15 January 2021, the committee will review all the entries submitted. Artists will be notified of the results of the Pre Selection on 29 January 2021 and the successful artists will go forward to the second stage of the judging online.
DELIVERY & COLLECTION
Artworks selected for exhibition for the delivery to the Federation of British Artists, 17 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1 must adhere to the following:
- Packaging from delivered works cannot be retained and must be taken away at the point of delivery.
- We are unable to wrap works or provide wrapping materials for any works being returned.
- Paintings should be completely dry at the time of delivery.
- Any work uncollected on the specified collection date/s will be stored at a separate location and the artist will be charged a storage fee.
Artists from outside the UK may need to register for VAT, please check with HM Revenue and Customs: https://www.gov.uk
Artists sending work from abroad should use a picture carrier. Many artists use Picture Post Art as they offer a packing and delivery service for our exhibitions (we do not accept any liability for their services). Picture Post Art – Tel: 0044 (0)1302 711011 / Mobile: 07833 450788 / Email: email@example.com
|SUBMISSION DEADLINE||Monday 25 January 2021, 12pm|
|NOTIFICATION OF FIRST ROUND RESULTS||15 February 2021|
|NOTIFICATION OF FINAL SELECTION||9 March 2021|
|RECEIVING DAY AT FBA, 17 CARLTON HOUSE TERRACE, LONDON, SW1Y 5BD||Friday 23rd April 2021|
|EXHIBITION OPENS AT THE MALL GALLERIES, THE MALL, LONDON SW1||Thursday 6 – Saturday 15 May 2021, 11am to 4pm|
|COLLECTION OF UNSOLD WORK||Thursday 20 May and Friday 21 May, 10am to 5pm|