The work must be a painting.
Must be a portrait painted from life, with the subject known to the artist, aware of the artist’s intention and having at least one live sitting with the artist.
Must NOT exceed the size limit of 90,000 square cm (eg 3 × 3 m, 1.5 × 6 m). Dimensions apply to the actual work of art, not the mounting or framing. Exhibition wall height is 3.4 m, floor to ceiling.
May be a multi-panel work as long as the overall dimensions do not exceed the size limit above.
May be painted in any medium (eg oil, acrylic, watercolour, mixed media).