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Group Description

Upload your own creative painted portraits and share them with other young people.

1. If you are aged 14-21 and have painted a portrait of yourself or someone else, submit photographs to our Flickr group.
2. To contribute, simply upload your images to Flickr and add them to this group: Click on ‘join this group’ and follow the instructions.
3. Photographic images must be of a painted portrait, for example in watercolour, acrylic, oils, gouache or mixed-media materials along with paint, or a photograph of a drawing or study towards a painted portrait. It may be a self-portrait or a portrait of somebody else. It may be abstract or expressive as long as it is recognisably a representation of a person.
4. Images which are photographic portraits will not be accepted.
5. Contributions must not contain any offensive content, including offensive language or images, sexual content or imagery or text which is deemed offensive by the Moderator.
6. By submitting your photograph to the BP Portrait Award: Next Generation Flickr group: you agree to the above terms and conditions and also the project's full rules.

Note: You need to have at least 5 photos/images in your personal photostream before portrait images added to this flickr group can be displayed on our website.


For inspiration, see the videos and information on the BP Portrait Award: Next Generation, the BP Portrait Award section on the National Portrait Gallery website, and the learning resources on the National Portrait Gallery’s website: www.npg.org.uk/learning

Group Rules

1. You may contribute images to this group which are photographs of painted portraits or photographs of drawings towards a painted portrait. Images must be of the artist’s own work.

2. Contributions must be by young people aged 14 to 21 years old at the time of image submission, and of the artist’s own work.

3. Please use a Flickr Member Name which does not identify your personal contact details.

4. Any photographs you submit may be displayed in the following ways, in addition to appearing in the BP Portrait Award: Next Generation group on the Flickr website:
- on the BP Portrait Award: Next Generation website
- on the National Portrait Gallery website
- projected in the Gallery at sponsor events associated with BP Portrait Award: Next Generation project
- in reports and promotional materials for the BP Portrait Award: Next Generation project
- Any photos used will be attributed to the contributor's Flickr Member Name and where possible link back to the original photographs on Flickr

5. The National Portrait Gallery will not otherwise use, print or archive contributors' photographs in any way other than those outlined above in Rule 4 above, without first obtaining the explicit additional permission of the Flickr contributor.

6. Images must be a minimum of 500KB in size.

7. Please see the project’s terms and conditions for information on what constitutes a portrait.

8. The BP Portrait Award: Next Generation Group photographs are moderated so, once accepted, it may take up to 48 hours for your photographs to be added to the Group's pool.

9. Contributions must not contain explicit or offensive material (i.e. images of a sexual nature, racial discrimination, violence, offensive language etc.), or infringe the intellectual property rights or copyright of a third party.

10. Contributors’ photographs will be not displayed if the Moderator deems it is not a portrait, if there is any doubt about the image being the artist’s own work, or if there is doubt that the image is produced by someone in the 14-19 year old age range.

11. Teachers or group leaders may upload works made by their students, as long as these are images of painted portraits painted by young people aged 14-19.

12. You can add up to a maximum of 20 photographs to the Group. Note: You need to have at least 5 photos/images in your personal photostream before any portrait images added to this flickr group can be displayed on our website.

13. The National Portrait Gallery is not obliged to display images. The decision to accept uploads is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

14. By submitting your photograph to the BP Portrait Award: Next Generation Flickr Group, you agree to the above rules and also the project's full terms and conditions.

Additional Info

  • Accepted content types: Photos, Images, Art, Screenshots
  • Accepted safety levels: Safe
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