"My name is Jack Banister, I'm 20, I live and work in the Yorkshire Dales and I'm an artist.
My experience to date includes:
15 commissioned portraits completed since September 2011.
*Young Artist of the Year Exhibition at the Biscuit Factory in Newcastle.
*Derby Open at the Derby Museum Art Gallery.
*Black Swan Open in Frome.
*And 1 of 14 people shortlisted for the Jack Goldhill Painting Prize in London.
*A level work exhibited in Mercer Gallery in Harrogate where I was awarded the Peoples' Prize.
*I attend weekly life class every week."