Tag Archive for: BP National Portrait Gallery Portrait Competition
https://www.americanartistinrome.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/tja-young-law-student-Dec072019-opt.jpg 1500 1128 tja tja2019-12-07 20:47:452021-04-10 09:42:20Portrait of a Young Law Student
https://www.americanartistinrome.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/arianna-1500x2010.jpg 2010 1500 tja tja2018-03-06 11:30:382022-09-09 21:56:11Arianna in Profile
Below: the framed portrait.
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The first portrait to be completed while following the strict diet of "white is light", instruction on the technique courtesy of Charles Weed.
https://www.americanartistinrome.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/tja-salome-2015-scaled.jpg 2048 1018 tja tja2017-01-04 11:01:492022-12-19 11:30:03Salome in Waiting
"Salome" is available for purchase, including the frame, if desired. If you are interested, please contact me.
https://www.americanartistinrome.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/tja-Rebecca-2016-Oct-07-2018.jpg 1982 1500 tja tja2016-10-07 13:42:372021-01-26 09:25:50Portrait of Roxanna
https://www.americanartistinrome.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/tja-arianna-dutch-2014.jpg 1500 1203 tja tja2014-11-15 12:24:172018-07-31 00:09:27The Duchess
The Duchess was pre-selected for the National Gallery in London's BP Portrait Award in 2015. Related story: The Duchess in London Begun in July of 2014 and completed November 7th shortly after a week-long trip to London, which included…
https://www.americanartistinrome.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/tja-uj-2013.jpg 1024 822 tja tja2013-10-22 12:16:022018-07-31 00:06:02Portrait of My Uncle, Joseph P. Allen IV
My third attempt at the BP National Portrait Gallery competition (2014). Given the poetic paradox between medium and subject matter (oil-portrait-meets-astronaut), I thought my chances were good. Again rejected.
https://www.americanartistinrome.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/tja-knight-evening-landscape.jpg 1024 766 tja tja2011-11-09 22:31:172021-04-10 09:48:21Knight in an Evening Landscape
My second attempt at the National Portrait Gallery competition, which must have been for the 2012 competition. Again rejected. But in retrospect, not my best effort. The portrait of my Dad is a much better painting. Here is…
https://www.americanartistinrome.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/01/Dad-Playing-Sudoku-Facing-Right.jpg 600 460 tja tja2008-01-10 01:34:512021-08-29 11:55:42Dad Playing Sudoku Facing Right
This painting was taken to London and presented for the 2008 BP National Portrait Gallery competition—My first attempt! Sadly, it didn't make the cut. But any excuse to visit London is always a good one. Comments carried…