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On the road to the Final!

He won last night's heat of the Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year with his portrait of the cultural icon that is Don Letts. So he's through to the semi-finals which will be broadcast on 9th December. Shown here are the self-portrait he submitted as his entry to the competition, and the portrait he completed of Don Letts during last night's programme.Alvin Kofi's Portrait Artist of the Year journey continues.  His semifinal portrait of award-winning writer, Bernadine Evaristo MBE, saw him through to the Final in which he will compete with two other artists.

On seeing her portrait, Bernadine said, "it's like you have seen deep into my soul."

The final will be aired on 9th December at  8pm on Sky Arts (Freeview channel 11).

Alvin Kofi wins heat at Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year

He won last night's heat of the Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year with his portrait of the cultural icon that is Don Letts. So he's through to the semi-finals which will be broadcast on 9th December. Shown here are the self-portrait he submitted as his entry to the competition, and the portrait he completed of Don Letts during last night's programme.Alvin Kofi won his heat in the first round of the Sky Arts flagship series with his portrait of the cultural icon that is Don Letts, film director and musician.  Kofi is seen here with the portrait he completed during the programme, which was also selected by Don Letts as his sitter's choice to take home from the portraits painted by the three artists in his heat.  Describing his experience of

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Alvin Kofi selected to participate in the 2020 series of Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year

The Sky Arts flagship programme, Portrait Artist of the Year, returns to the screen on Wednesday, 14th October at 8pm.

Alvin Kofi makes his appearance in this popular series in the fourth episode on 11th November.  

 

You can tune in to follow his progress on Freeview Channel 11 as Sky Arts is now free-to-air.