Clara Drummond Wins 2016 BP Portrait Award

June 24th, 2016

Clara Drummond, via ArtforumClara Drummond has been selected as the winner of this year’s BP Portrait Award, receiving the award’s $44,000 purse and a commission by London’s National Portrait Gallery.  “‘She is always immersed in the ideas around whatever she is making at the time—history, nature, mythology, and art all feed into her work” Drummond said of her sitter in the winning picture, fellow artist Kirsty Buchanan, “so when I am drawing or painting her it feels more like a collaboration than a portrait sitting.’”

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