A portrait by Martin Brooks, who is a Lecturer in Fine Art at Plymouth University, has been selected from a total of 2,557 entries by artists from 80 countries around the world for the 2016 BP Portrait Award, the most prestigious international portrait painting competition of its kind.
Martin trained at the Royal College of Art where he was awarded the Royal College Drawing Prize and Madame Tussauds Prize for Figurative Art. His most recent subjects include the singer Laura Mvula and physicist and broadcaster Professor Jim Al-Khalili OBE.
The exhibition is at the National Portrait Gallery, London from 23 June – 4 September 2016.
To see more of Martin‘s work, visit: www.martinbrooksart.com