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The International

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This is now the 21st year of The International. In 2018, we offered a Grand Prize of $20,000 in honor of our 20th year, and the number of entries submitted was larger than the BP Portrait Award. This year, the 2019 Grand Prize will be $25,000.

Portrait Society of America Call for Entries

"The International" is one of the most popular and prestigious art competitions that is focused solely on the portrait and figure.

$25,000 Grand Prize

Awards totaling over $115,000 in cash and prizes, including a Grand Prize of $25,000, will be presented at The Art of the Portrait conference Gala Awards Banquet taking place on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead. 

Entering is Easy! Use our online form to enter up to 3 works for $45 on or before midnight on February 21, 2019.

To learn more about this opportunity for artists and to apply, be sure to visit the Event Website.


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