Open Call | Zurich Portrait Prize 2019, National Gallery of Ireland

Application deadline: 20 June.

Entries are now being welcomed for the Zurich Portrait Prize 2019.

The competition is open to artists working in all media. The winner will receive a cash prize of €15,000, and a commission worth €5,000, to create a work for inclusion in the National Portrait Collection. There will also be two awards of €1,500 for highly commended works. The aim of the Zurich Portrait Prize is to showcase and encourage interest in contemporary portraiture, and to raise the profile of the long-standing and constantly evolving National Portrait Collection at the National Gallery of Ireland. The shortlisted artists’ works will be exhibited in the Gallery from 5 October 2019 – 12 January 2020, and at their partner venue, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, in spring 2020.

Submission details and terms and conditions can be read here: nationalgallery.ie/…

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