The John Kobal Photographic Portrait Award 1991-2002
The John Kobal Photographic Portrait Award ran for 10 years from 1991-2002. In that time it established itself as the leading showcase for new talent in portrait photography. The award and its outstanding touring programme, organised by the National Portrait Gallery, provided a unique platform for the work of the many photographers - students, young professionals and gifted amateurs - who entered every year.
Please click the [More...] button below right to view each year's winning photograph.
Sivan Lewin - Portrait, 1993
Polly Borland - Adrianna, Transvestite, Brazil, February 1994
Suky Best - Self as Hetrosexual Relationship
Katrina Lithgow - Sarah with her daughters Lily and Izzy, London, 1995
Jananne Al Ani - Untitled, April 1996
Richard Sawdon Smith - Simon 20.06.68 - 15.07.97, Feb 1997
Tom Hunter - woman reading a possession order, April 1997.
Heiko Tiemann - Preparation, April 1999
Leon Steele - Brendans Back, 1999
Claire Wheeldon - From the 'childhood institutions' series, March 2000