The following are a list of frequently asked questions for artists entering the Zurich Portrait Prize.
Entry forms for the prize can be found at the foot of the page.
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?
If I created my portrait as a commission is it eligible?
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?
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?
The Zurich Portrait Prize entry form can be downloaded here: