1961 - ?

The Contemporary Portrait Society held its inaugural meeting and exhibition at the Wildenstein Bond Street gallery in London's West End in 1961 now known as the Contemporary British Portrait Society. A further exhibition followed at nearby Agnew & Sons Gallery soon after and the Society holds annual exhibitions at various galleries including Bloomsbury Gallery, Qantas Gallery and the Mall Galleries. Well-known artists who have exhibited with the Society include Michael Noakes, a Past Chairman, Hans Schwarz, and Dennis Gilbert.