Organised by the National Portrait Gallery in London, the popular BP Portrait Award returns to the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, showcasing around 50 outstanding entries, including all the prizewinners. The most prestigious portrait competition in the world, the BP Portrait Award carries a first prize of £35,000 and a total prize fund of £74,000. This year’s winner is London-based artist Miriam Escofet, whose portrait of her mother, ‘An Angel at my Table’, was selected from 2,667 entries from 88 countries.
Image: Scottish National Portrait Gallery: BP Portrait Award 2018. Miriam Escofet, An Angel At My Table , 2017