Entry Deadline: February 9, 2021

The Portrait Society of America is pleased to announce a Call for Entries for a new art competition, The Future Generation. This competition was created as an opportunity to acknowledge and showcase emerging artists 18-25 years old such as John Singer Sargent, who at age twenty-three won an Honorable Mention at the Paris Salon with a portrait he painted of his teacher, Carolus-Duran.


The top three awards will receive cash and prizes, worldwide recognition in International Artist magazine, The Art of the Portrait quarterly journal and on the Portrait Society’s website and social media platforms. 

Entry fee is $25 for up to three images. Click the button above to read more.

John Singer Sargent, Carolus-Duran, 1879, Oil on canvas


Winners Announced

Daud Akhriev, 2020 1st Place Non-Commissioned Portrait

Michael Bergt, 2020 1st Place Outside the Box

Robert Johnson, 2020 1st Place Plein Air


Alexandra Tyng, 2020 1st Place Commissioned Portrait

Shuai Han, 2020 1st Place Animals as the Subject


2020 Finalists Announced

Olena Babak

Anna Rose Bain

Frances Bell

Julie Bell

Scott Burdick

Louis Carr

Joseph Daily

Thomas Caleb Goggans

Fengshi Jin

Olga Krimon

Morgan LaPlante

Susan Lyon

Annie Murphy-Robinson

Paul Newton

Cesar Orrico

Timothy Rees

Brittany Ryan

Oliver Sin

Pavel Sokov

Stephanie Paige Thomson

Louise Weir

Ernest Wood

Konstantin Zhulin

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to further the traditions of fine art portraiture and figurative art. 

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