The John Kobal New Work Award

The winner of the 2014 John Kobal New Work Award in association with the Taylor Wessing Award at the National Portrait Gallery was Laura Pannack. She shot a portrait of the film actress Felicity Jones was released to the press in autumn 2016 and will be hung in the gallery in 2017.



The winner of the 2015 John Kobal New Work Award in association with the Taylor Wessing Award at the National Portrait Gallery was Tereza Cervenova. Shown above is her winning portrait,  Yngvild, August 2014


The winner of the 2016 John Kobal New Work Award in association with the Taylor Wessing Award at the National Portrait Gallery was Josh Redman. Shown above is his winning portrait, Frances 2016


Hana Knizova, the winner of the 2013 John Kobal New Work Award, was commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery to take the above photograph of the actress Olivia Colman in 2014 which was displayed at the Gallery during the run of the Taylor Wessing Award 2014.


Matthew Niederhauser, the winner of the 2012 John Kobal Work Award, was commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery to take the above photograph of the actress  Andrea Risborough which was displayed at the Gallery during the run of the Taylor Wessing Award 2013.