On December 18th the professional jury got together and spent almost a whole day assessing the 46 nominated paintings that were entered.
After carefull deliberation the 20 finalists of Painting of the Year 2021 were selected. You can find them here: www.paintingoftheyear.com/20-finalists
This means you these paintings are still in the running for the title Painting of the Year 2021.
On December 8th the top 10 will be announced on the website and social media. On December 15th the organization tries to organize a live Zoom or Teams meeting with the 10 finalists in which there will be a countdown from number 10 to number 1, the winner of Painting of the Year 2021.