The following are answers to some frequently asked questions about the Zurich Portrait Prize 2020
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?
I have collaborated with the Gallery on past projects and/or am engaged from time to time by the Gallery as a volunteer/tour guide/workshop facilitator/art instructor etc. Am I eligible to enter the competition?
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 entry form?
What are the requirements for the images that I submit?
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?