Portrait Artist of the Year

Portrait Artist of the Yearis hosted by UK TV personalities Joan Bakewell and Frank Skinner; an esteemed group of judges travel across the Europe in search of a new star in the art world. Each episode features a regional competition where artists are shortlisted and challenged to produce a portrait of one of three famous sitters. At the end of each round, the judges select an artist to go to the semifinal. The finalists will have their work displayed at the world-famous National Portrait Gallery in London and the winner will receive a £10,000 commission to paint a portrait which will become part of the permanent collection at the British Library.

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Airs on: United Kingdom Sky ARTS (2013 - now)
Schedule: Tuesdays at 20:00 (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Reality
Episodes ordered: 11 episodes

Official site: skyartsartistoftheyear.tv

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