In 2011 Louis Smith recieved second prize for his portrait of Holly. After a record number of entries, four artists were short-listed for the BP Portrait Award at the National Portrait Gallery. Its one of the world’s most prestigious art prizes. The prize received 2, 372 entries, an increase of 196 on the year before. 55 portraits were selected for the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery and the exhibition later travelled the country.
For more info click here >>
Royal Society of Portrait Painters 2012
Louis Smith has been selected from over 1,300 entries to appear alongside paintings by some of Britain’s leading portrait artists. It will hang alongside portraits of Her Majesty the Queen, Patron of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters, celebrities and major public figures as well as outstanding work painted by members of the Society, and by artists who selected through the open submission on the merit of their work.
For more info click here>>>