It was an exciting week at Frederiksborg Castle, when all the winners were announced.Twelve Prizes Were Awarded. An international jury has judged the 1,346 submitted works of portrait art. Besides the Russian winners of the 1st Prize of DKK 85.000 and a Russian winner of a Young Talent Prize, especially artists from China and Finland called attention and received prizes this year.
2nd Prize and DKK 35,000 was awarded to Shaofei Yu (CN) for “Student Dressed up as an Ancient Warrior Girl”
According to Chairperson, Mette Skougaard, the jury has enjoyed working with the multifarious suggestions on how to portray the characteristics of an individual or a group of people who you have met face to face. Having said that, she does not conceal the challenges finding the prize-winners.