Awarded Second Prize at the BP Portrait Awards 2018

 Time Traveler, (Matthew Napping), oil on linen, 72"x72" has been awarded second prize in the  BP Portrait Award 2018   The  BP Portrait Award 2018  exhibition will run at the National Portrait Gallery in London from  14 June to 23 September 2018 . The exhibition will then go on tour to Wolverhampton Art Gallery (13 October - 2 December 2018), Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh (December 2018 - March 2019) and Cartwright Hall, Bradford (March - June 2019).   Judges' comments:   "This is a riot of color with a brilliant use of paint. While there is no modeling or shading- it's just blocks of color- the painting still exudes so much atmosphere. It's a very bold portrait, but also distinctly personal and intimate."  Press:  The Guardian

Time Traveler, (Matthew Napping), oil on linen, 72"x72" has been awarded second prize in the BP Portrait Award 2018

The BP Portrait Award 2018 exhibition will run at the National Portrait Gallery in London from 14 June to 23 September 2018. The exhibition will then go on tour to Wolverhampton Art Gallery (13 October - 2 December 2018), Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh (December 2018 - March 2019) and Cartwright Hall, Bradford (March - June 2019).

Judges' comments:

"This is a riot of color with a brilliant use of paint. While there is no modeling or shading- it's just blocks of color- the painting still exudes so much atmosphere. It's a very bold portrait, but also distinctly personal and intimate."

Press: The Guardian