International Portrait Competition

You are invited to enter the 24th Annual International Portrait Competition, showcasing the finest in portraiture and figurative art today. The International Portrait Competition is open to all artists, members and non-members. A variety of mediums is welcomed and encouraged. The top twenty finalists are required to exhibit their selected original artwork and be present at the prestigious The Art of the Portrait conference in Atlanta, GA, April 21-24, 2022 for final judging and awards.

No photography, electronic, computer generated art, art done in a class, workshop or under supervision is eligible. All other media is accepted and encouraged, both two-dimensional and three-dimensional.

9th of Februari 2022

All finalists will be eligible for over $115,000 in cash and prizes. The William F. Draper Grand Prize includes a feature article in International Artist Magazine and a $25,000 cash prize. Finalists also receive recognition in The Art of the Portrait journal and on the Portrait Society’s website. Finalists receive complementary tuition to The Art of the Portrait conference as well as other cash and prizes.

For more information about this art competition and how to enter please check out the offical webiste here:  

For a complete list of art competitions for 2022 take a look here.

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