Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Prize 2021

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Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Prize 2021

Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Prize 2021 now is over!

Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Prize 2021: The Ruth Borchard Collection, organised by Piano Nobile Gallery in London invites all artists of all backgrounds and from anywhere in the world to enter the Prize to celebrate the practice of self portraiture.

Short description

The Piano Nobile Gallery (London) and the Ruth Borchard Collection invite all artists to enter the Self-Portrait Prize 2021.

There are no restrictions on size or media and no expected form or style. The only requirement is that the work must be a self portrait. Historically entries have included both abstract and figurative works, the topic of self approached in isolation or in a group and via a range of media; including but not exclusive to, painting, drawing, digital art, textiles, sculpture, photography, ceramics and collage.

A shortlist of works will be selected for a curated exhibition at Coventry Cathedral. The exhibition is due to open in May 2021 alongside the opening celebrations of Coventry UK City of Culture.

Who may enter?

Artists of all backgrounds and from anywhere in the world are invited to enter.


In addition to a winner being awarded the 10,000 GBP Ruth Borchard Prize, a long list of works will gain international exposure through inclusion in a dedicated virtual gallery. A selection of works will be acquired for the Next Generation Collection and further shortlist of works included in a second exhibition.

Entry fees:

Entry fee is 30 GBP.

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