We are delighted to announce that the Winner of the 2017 Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Prize is Benjamin Ogbebor, with his painting Self Portrait II, 2017.
The panel of judges commended the self portrait for its technical brilliance and powerful rendering of the artist’s inner self.
Alongside Benjamin’s, many other works have been selected from the exhibition to be purchased for the Ruth Borchard Next Generation Collection, and congratulations for this achievement are also due to Tracey Emin, Susan Engledow, Amanda Ewbank, Alex Fowler, Alicia France, Gideon Rubin, Jennifer McRae, Jim McLean, Kimberley Klauss, Michael Ajerman, Oli Epp, Rebecca Harper, Ishbel Myerscough, Tai-Shan Shierenberg, Helen Wilson, Simon Klein, and Howard Morgan.
The 2017 Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Prize Exhibition is at Piano Nobile Kings Place until 22 September 2017.
Please see the exhibition page for more details.