The following are a list of frequently asked questions for artists entering the Zurich Portrait Prize 2019.
The entry form for the prize can be found here.
How many entries can I submit?
Can I submit a portrait I did a few years ago?
Can I resubmit a portrait I entered last year?
If my portrait has won another award can I enter it?
Are there any size restrictions?
What does ‘display-ready’ mean?
Can I enter a self-portrait or a group portrait?
Can I enter a portrait of my pet?
Can I enter a portrait of a fictional/ imaginary figure?
Can I enter a diptych/triptych?
What media can I use?
Is it necessary to have the consent of the sitter?
Is it possible to enter a commissioned portrait?
Where do I find the entry form?
What will you do with my personal information?
Can I send in my application by post?
How many digital photographs can I submit with my form?
How do I submit a video portrait?
How do I submit an audio/sound portrait?
What is the closing date?
When does the judging happen?
How does the judging process work?
When will I hear if my portrait has been shortlisted for the exhibition?
Will I be informed if I have not been shortlisted?
If my work has been shortlisted when will I need to deliver it to the Gallery?
When does the exhibition close?
If my portrait is shortlisted, how will it be transported to the second venue?
The Zurich Portrait Prize 2019 entry form can be downloaded here.
You can download a PDF copy of these rules here.