The LARA Prize for a Young Artist

The recipient will receive a place on a LARA short course of their choosing at our London or Bristol studios, to be taken up within one year. Please visit for our full range of scheduled courses including Portrait Painting Masterclasses and Summer School.

The prize will be awarded for:

LARA would like to offer this prize to a young artist whose work balances an impressive level of technical understanding with a subject and treatment that is authentic and relevant to the twenty-first century.

About LARA:

The London Atelier of Representation Art (LARA) was set up in 2008 in response to the lack of rigorous skills based training available in the UK. Our alumni work in fields as varied as portraiture, theatrical scenic art, digital and concept art, teaching and fine art.

Our slogan:

“Drawing from the past | Skills for the future”