The Ruth Borchard Collection is the UK’s only public collection of self-portraits by British and Irish artists.

Consisting of three collections  and a biennial self-portrait prize, the Ruth Borchard Collection represents the very best of twentieth-century and contemporary self-portraiture.


Outside In named as official partner for The Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Prize 2019

 Award-winning arts charity, Outside In and the Ruth Borchard Collection – which is managed by Piano Nobile – are delighted to announce a new partnership for the Biennial Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Prize 2019. Outside In aims to provide a platform for artists who face a significant barrier to the art world due to health, disability, social […]

Celia Paul