Seeking the best in contemporary portrait painting and drawing

Annual open portrait show, Mall Galleries, London 8 – 23rd May 2014

Our London  annual exhibition is open to anybody over 18 from any country.

Exhibiting artists are awarded prizes and receive enquiries from people wishing to commission a portrait.

This prestigious  exhibition showcases about 200 recent portraits.  It is made up of portraits selected from the works submitted to the open-entry alongside work by our eminent members. It takes place at the Mall Galleries, London SW1.

Within its present membership, the Royal Society of Portrait Painters contains a broad collection of stylistic and intellectual approaches that continue to make a significant contribution to the ongoing tradition of portraiture in Britain today.

How to Submit Online

– Artists may upload images of their work(s) online at
Images must be in .jpg format and under 3MB

Acceptable Media: Oil, watercolour, acrylic, pastel, pencil, sanguine, conté and any dry medium, including original prints.

Submission Fee: £12 per artwork, £6 per artwork for under 35s

Online submission closes:
Thursday 13 February, 12 noon

Mall Galleries The Mall, by Trafalgar Square, London SW1


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