The Outwin 2022: American Portraiture Today

April 30, 2022 – February 26, 2023

Trailblazer (A Dream Deferred) [detail] / Genevieve Gaignard / 2017 / Inkjet print / Collection of the artist, courtesy of Vielmetter Los Angeles

National Portrait Gallery
8th and G Streets, NW
Washington, DC

Floor Plan

Every three years, artists living and working in the United States are invited to submit one of their recent portraits to a panel of experts chosen by the museum. The 42 finalists in this year’s edition were selected from more than 2,700 entries. The first-prize winner receives a cash award of $25,000 and a commission to create a portrait of a living person for the museum’s permanent collection.

Their work will be presented in this exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery before traveling to other cities in the United States.