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Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize
Deadline: July 29

Nicholas Culling, Chair and Director, National Portrait Gallery
David Campany, Writer, Curator, and Artist
Sabina Jaskot-Gill, Associate Curator, Photographs, National Portrait Gallery
Fiona Shields, Head of Photography, Guardian
Gillian Wearing, Artist

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize is the leading international photographic portrait competition, celebrating and promoting the very best in contemporary portrait photography.

The Prize has established a reputation for creativity and excellence, with works submitted by a range of photographers, from leading professionals to talented amateurs and the most exciting emerging artists.

The competition is open to everyone aged 18 and over from around the world.

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2017 exhibition will run at the Gallery from November 16th, 2017 to February 18th, 2018 before touring to venues around the United Kingdom.

Awards: The winner of the competition will receive £15,000. In addition the judges, at their discretion, will award cash prizes to one or more shortlisted photographers. ll selected photographers under the age of 35 will also be eligible for the John Kobal New Work Award. The winning photographer will receive £5,000 and a commission from the Gallery to photograph a sitter connected with the UK film industry.

Fees: £28.00 for each image