Frank Skinner and Joan Bakewell return to host a new series of Sky Arts’ inspiring fine art competition that aims to uncover the country’s next great portrait artist.

Portrait Artist of the Year offers you the chance to win a £10,000 commission for a major British institution and £500 of art materials from Cass Art.

This year’s series will feature Reggie Yates, Michaela Coel and Meera Syal sitting for portraits by the contestants.


Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the year airs tonight 8 pm on Sky Arts.

Entries are open for the 2019 portrait artist of the year. Find out more and enter here.