Submissions are Now Open for The 2016 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition
Do you want to see your work in the National Portrait Gallery? Submit your portrait created after January 1, 2013, for the next Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition!
Submit a work portraying a single figure (including a self-portrait) or a group--from academic drawing and painting or hyperrealistc sculpture to assemblage, textiles, inventive selfies, large-scale photographs, prints, and time-based media. The winner of the competition will receive a cash prize of $25,000 and will be awarded a separate commission to portray a remarkable living American for the Portrait Gallery's collection.
The competition is open to artists age 18 and over living and working in the United States. Submissions will be accepted until November 30, 2014.
Submit your work here.
Photo Credit: The Gilding of Lily by Jill Wissmiller. Video projected on glitter screen, 2011. Collection of the artist, © Jill Wissmiller.