James Cohan is pleased to announce that Alison Elizabeth Taylor has been shortlisted in the 2022 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition, hosted by the National Portrait Gallery. As a finalist, Taylor's work will be shown at the National Portrait Gallery in the exhibition The Outwin 2022: American Portraiture Today, opening April 2022 in Washington D.C.
The National Portrait Gallery’s triennial Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition celebrates excellence in the art of portraiture. It is the realization of Virginia Outwin Boochever’s gift to the Smithsonian and the nation, a testament to the transformative power of one individual to make an impact. Every three years, artists living and working in the United States are invited by the museum to submit one of their recent portraits to a panel of experts. The selected artworks reflect the compelling and diverse approaches contemporary artists are using to tell the American story through portraiture