Vote for Your Best Portrait

Vote for your favourite Sanlam Portrait Awards 2015 Top 40 artist and stand a chance of winning R10 000 for you and the artist with the most votes! The Sanlam Portrait Awards has chosen its top 40 best artworks and now we're asking House and Leisure readers to vote for the artwork from this list that they love the most. The winning artist John Pace was announced during a glittering event at Durbanville's Rust-en-Vrede Gallery on Thursday, 28 August. Pace won the top prize for his work entitled 'After the match'. Launched in 2013, the award celebrates and showcases the best of original portraiture in South Africa. Sponsored by Sanlam Private Wealth, in partnership with Rust-en-Vrede Gallery, it offers a substantial prize of R100 000. The top 40 portraits will also be exhibited around the country for viewing and purchase. Under the auspices of the Sanlam Art Collection the selected top 40 portraits will tour to various museums and galleries throughout South Africa after the exhibition at Rust-en-Vrede Gallery. At the same time an additional 60 works will be exhibited at the Irma Stern Museum and the Casa Labia Gallery in Cape Town. 2015 Sanlam Portrait Award winner John Pace will return to Durbanville’s Rust-en-Vrede Gallery for a solo exhibition in July 2017. For more information on the competition, entry forms and competition rules, visit or

To stand a chance of winning R10 000 from Sanlam Private Wealth, take a look through the Sanlam Portrait Awards Top 40 Artists, select your artist in the menu below.

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