“Crawford Art Gallery is delighted to partner for the first time with the National Gallery of Ireland on the hugely anticipated Zurich Portrait Prize exhibition. There will also be two awards of €1,500 for highly commended works. Here is a longer film showing the entire process of that… Entries are now being welcomed for the Zurich Portrait Prize 2019. This led to a complex composition exploring themes of time, space, transience, portraiture, art and social media, within a familiar everyday setting.’. Although the work contains references to Diego Velázquez’s Las Meninas, the initial stimulus was a response to the exhibition Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting at the National Gallery of Ireland in 2017. The Prize is open to artists in all mediums who are either citizens in Ireland or Irish citizens living abroad. The Zurich Portrait Prize is an annual competition showcasing contemporary portraiture and attracts entries from across the island of Ireland, and from Irish artists living abroad. The exhibition will feature the shortlist as chosen by the esteemed judging panel. The Zurich Portrait Prize 2019, an annual competition showcasing contemporary portraiture, will leave Dublin for the first time next month, and make its home in the comfortable surroundings of … Originally the Hennessy Portrait Prize, the Zurich Portrait Prize is an exhibition of commissioned artists creating works of portraiture. The portrait of Cybil with her daughter Lulu was made on a housing estate in east London and is part of Enda Bowe’s ongoing project titled Clapton Blossom. Bowe was joint winner of the SOLAS Ireland award in 2015 and won second prize in the 2018 and 2019 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize. His photographs have appeared in countless magazines worldwide and he has shot advertising campaigns for Ralph Lauren, Chloe and Calvin Klein. He works within the traditional genres of portraiture, landscape and still life, with occasional forays into more abstract pieces. Since the beginning of 2009, ZIP has been headquartered in Dublin and it is the main risk carrier for Zurich’s general insurance business in the EU. Darragh O'Connell specialises in portrait painting and was shortlisted in 2018 for the Zurich Portrait Prize. This exhibition will feature a shortlist of portraits chosen by the 2019 … The exhibition will run at the National Gallery of Ireland from 5th October 2019 - 12 January 2020 and will continue to the Crawford Art Gallery, Cork from January to April 2020. Relationships are hard work. :: The Zurich Portrait Prize shortlisted artists’ work will be exhibited in Room 23 of the National Gallery of Ireland until January 13 2019. Perry Ogden was born in Shropshire, grew up in London and now lives in Dublin. Since graduating from NCAD in 2016, he has been living and working in Dublin. :: The Zurich Portrait Prize shortlisted artists’ work will be exhibited in Room 23 of the National Gallery of Ireland until January 13 2019. 2020 – Zurich Portrait Prize (Shortlisted) The Crawford Gallery, Cork. His first film PAVEE LACKEEN (The Traveller Girl) won numerous awards around the world, and his new book has just been published. + 353 1 661 5133, Monday: 11.00 - 17.30 Bowe was the winner of the National Gallery of Ireland Zurich Portrait Prize and was runner up for the Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize in 2019. Portrait commissions by the OPW include former Taoiseach Éamon de Valera and former President Mary McAleese. Further scrutiny reveals details including Cybil's piercings, tattoos and adorned nails which, with the urban setting, give a contemporary update to this classical theme. 'Tribe' Photo screen print, 120 cm x 80 cm, unique print, 2019 What initially began as a contemporary painting of a young woman reading developed into a larger work. He exhibited his selected painting at the National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin. Winner of Zurich Portrait Prize 2018 - RTE News 22nd October 2018 Zurich Portrait Prize, Irish Times, 2018 Interview with Niall MacMonagle in Irish Independent 2018 This inclusive art competition aims to foster and support creativity, originality and self-expression in children and young people. This is why he is called Salvatore of Lucan, to represent himself more accurately. "Self Portrait" (45x35cm, oil on canvas, 2017) is one of the 26 artworks selected for the 2019 Zurich Portrait Prize Shortlist. Marcel Vidal, Shortlisted The Zurich Portrait Prize 2019. He was raised by his mother, a single parent, who lives with her mother and his younger sister. For the first time this year a special competition for younger artists, the Zurich Young Portrait Prize has been introduced. The exhibition will feature the shortlist as chosen by the esteemed judging panel. Here, we are depicted relaxing. Ireland’s National Gallery has announced the winners of this year’s Zurich young portrait prize, and 14-year old Eva McParland was the overall winner. The competition is open to artists working in all media. Joe Dunne was born in Dublin and studied design at the National College of Art and Design. It will run until next March 21 alongside the Zurich Young Portrait Prize exhibition of 20 shortlisted portraits. See Nationalgallery.ie. Marcel Vidal was shortlisted The Zurich Portrait Prize 2019 at National Gallery of Ireland. Zurich Portait Prize 2018. prev / next 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. Shortlist Announced for Zurich Portrait Prize 2019. His collection of work At Mirrored River received the international Solas Photography Award 2015. You inspire us! Is one’s love best for another? Writers Carson McCullers and John McGahern, and film directors Lynne Ramsey, Eve Arnold and Lenny Abrahamson influence his work. A new portrait of Edna O’Brien has been unveiled at the National Gallery of Ireland, to mark the writer’s 90th birthday. The shortlisted submissions for the coveted 2019 Zurich prize, alongside the winning portrait, were exhibited from October in the National Gallery of … Zurich Portrait Prize & Zurich Young Portrait Prize Live Virtual Tours. Enda Bowe's work is concerned with storytelling and the search for light and beauty in the ordinary. He mainly makes work about his own life, often figurative domestic scenes. Find out more about the 2020 competition here. We believe it will enable our audiences to make connections with our wider collection and supports our deeper ongoing collaboration with the National Gallery of Ireland.”- Mary McCarthy, Director of Crawford Art Gallery. He has had solo exhibitions in Carlow and in Dublin. Enda Bowe: Winner of the Zurich Portrait Prize 2019Cybil McCaddy with Daughter Lulu, 2018Photograph – C-Type print, 127 x 101.6 cm, ‘This portrait traces the emotional connection between a new parent and her baby, evoking traditional compositions of a mother and child. À la plage (Dad 1946 - 2018) | 2019 | Oil on linen | 70 x 60 cm | Photo by Lee Welch (Shortlisted The Zurich Portrait Prize 2019 at National Gallery of Ireland) This presents a unique opportunity for young people of all ages and abilities to display their talents in portraiture. Marcel Vidal, 2019 Golden Fleece Award. 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 at the National Gallery of Ireland. The shortlisted artists for the Zurich Portrait Prize 2018 are: Joe Dunne: Highly CommendedAnd Their World of Far and Near Things, 2019Egg/oil tempera on canvas, 160 x 240 cm, ‘This painting portrays the artist and his immediate family. The overall winner was awarded a personalised wooden box of high-quality art materials, specific to their choice of material in their portrait, and a cash prize of €500. This is the first time the exhibition will travel to a city outside of Dublin, creating a greater awareness of the national talent on display. He is also responsible for the National Portrait Collection, which has existed as a subsection of the national collection since the late nineteenth century and, through commissions and acquisitions, has expanded significantly in recent years. This inclusive art competition aims to foster and support creativity, originality and self-expression in children and young people. Crawford Art Gallery and the Zurich Portrait PrizeCrawford Art Gallery is delighted to host the Zurich Portrait Prize 2019 in collaboration with the National Gallery of Ireland in Cork for the first time. Shortlisted for the Zurich Portrait Prize 2018 at the National Gallery of Ireland. “It is wonderful to see The Zurich Young Portrait Prize come to fruition. She has a successful submission in the 189th Annual RHA exhibition for 2019 and is currently working on a commission to paint retired Supreme Court Judge Justice Mary Laffoy for the Bar of Ireland. Cork will celebrate a significant first next month when an art exhibition travels south for the first time. She has a successful submission in the 189th Annual RHA exhibition for 2019 and is currently working on a commission to paint retired Supreme Court Judge Justice Mary Laffoy for the Bar of Ireland. An integral part of the Gallery since the late 19th century, Events, talks, tours and workshops at the Gallery, Edna O’Brien (b.1930), author, poet, memoirist, by Mandy O'Neill, Aidan Crotty | Winner of the Zurich Portrait Prize 2020, Through a Lens: Self-guided tours of the collection, Venue hire at the National Gallery of Ireland, Meet the Staff: Mary Dowling, Friends Retention Co-ordinator, Callie LePage (aged 6) | Winner 6 & under, L - R: © Fennell Photography, © Michael McLaughlin, © Perry Ogden. Salvatore of Lucan: Highly CommendedLucy with 3 hands and me holding onto her leg, 2019Oil on canvas, 250 x 130 cm, 'Lucy with 3 hands and me holding onto her leg is a painting about my relationship with Lucy. Zurich Young Portrait Prize 2019 On view in Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, from 31 January to 13 April 2020 5 October 2019 – 12 January 2020 Millennium Wing Studio | Free admission. Brendan Rooney Crawford Art Gallery and the Zurich Portrait Prize Crawford Art Gallery is delighted to host the Zurich Portrait Prize 2019 in collaboration with theNational Gallery of Irelandin Cork for the first time. In terms of domestic business, Zurich focuses on two key business areas in Ireland – General Insurance and Life. This year, the inaugural Zurich Young Portrait Prize accepted entries from young people up to age 18 of all abilities from across the island of Ireland. She is depicted with three hands: one on her face, one holding a hanky and the other on her phone. Following the outstanding success of the National Gallery of Ireland’s nationwide portrait competition, Zurich Portrait Prize, the Gallery launched the first ever Zurich Young Portrait Prize in 2019. Below, you'll see the 20 finalists in four categories (ages 6 and under, ages 7-11, ages 12-15 and ages 16-18), chosen by our panel of judges. 4 October 2019 – 12 January 2020. Hetty Lawlor is a 19-year-old artist. The Zurich Young Portrait Prize 2019 judges are Brendan Rooney, Hetty Lawlor and Perry Ogden. A Scraperboard I did of my nephew that I submitted in to the Zurich Portrait Prize 2020>> It did not get through but I think it is always worth entering competitions. A portrait capturing an eight-year-old boy and his time at home during the Covid-19 pandemic, which became the inspiration for a painting by his father, has been named the winner of the National Gallery of Ireland’s Zurich Portrait Prize. Zurich Portrait Prize 2019. Two Centuries of Irish Social Life (2006), Thomas Roberts 1748-1777 (2009), Uniform (2016, in collaboration with Jackie Nickerson) and Creating History. Patrick Manley is the CEO of Zurich Insurance plc. My hand is on her foot. There are lots of benefits! Zurich is very proud to be associated with this competition.” The winning artist will receive a prize of €15,000 and a commission worth €5,000 to produce a new work for inclusion in the National Portrait Collection. Dublin 2, Ireland À la plage (Dad 1946 - 2018) | 2019 | Oil on linen | 70 x 60 cm | Photo by Lee Welch (Shortlisted The Zurich Portrait Prize 2019 at National Gallery of Ireland) Throughout his life, he has been asked where he is from, to which he has always replied ‘Lucan’. She was invited to take part in the GOAL ‘What on Earth’ fundraising auction. The series forms a celebration of humanity and social diversity at a time when walls are being built between nations and politics encourages us to mistrust each other.’. He always wants to represent himself as accurately as possible. This is the first time the exhibition will travel to a city outside of Dublin, creating a greater awareness of the national talent on display. Annually the exhibition and prize giving generates excitement and presents audiences with fresh perspectives on portraiture. This is the second year pan-European company Zurich Insurance sponsors the esteemed prize. The Prize accepted entries from young people, up to the age of 18, of all abilities, from across the island of Ireland. He has curated a range of exhibitions, including A Time and Place. Judges for this year’s main prize The Zurich Portrait Prize 2019 judging panel comprises Mike Fitzpatrick, Dean of Limerick School of Art and Design and Director of Cultural Engagement, LIT; Professor Fiona Kearney, founding Director of the Glucksman; and Mick O'Dea, artist and member of the RHA. Sign up for our monthly email newsletter highlighting exhibitions and events. Some very good names on the shortlist, so good luck to you all. Explore the winner, highly commended works and the rest of the Shortlist below. (Oct 4th–Jan 12th) The Zurich Portrait Prize exhibition featuring the winner alongside 25 other shortlisted works, is open at the National Gallery of Ireland. She won the Texaco Children’s Art Competition in 2018 and represented Ireland at the International High Schools Arts Festival 2018 in Tokyo, exhibiting in the National Arts Centre of Japan. Perry Ogden His photographs of Francis Bacon’s studio were published in 2001 and exhibited widely at galleries and museums including The Hugh Lane in Dublin and the Fondation van Gogh in Arles. I am at the foot of the bed plugging my phone in to charge. Need to Know: Zurich Portrait Prize 2019 featuring the 25 shortlisted works is at National Gallery of Ireland until January 12 and will then move to Crawford Art … Portrait of a Boy, Morning by Aidan Crotty was announced as the winning portrait this evening at a virtual ceremony. Stories of Ireland in Art (2016). Following the outstanding success of the National Gallery of Ireland’s nationwide portrait competition, the Zurich Portrait Prize, we are delighted to introduce the first ever Zurich Young Portrait Prize. Join Education Officers Kate Drinane and Catherine O'Donnell for a live virtual tour of the Zurich Portrait Prize and Young Portrait Prize exhibitions. Two additional prizes of €1,500 will be awarded to highly-commended works. Zurich Young Portrait Prize 2019 Ongoing 2020 Following the outstanding success of the National Gallery of Ireland’s nationwide portrait competition, the Zurich Portrait Prize, we are delighted to introduce the first-ever Zurich Young Portrait Prize. In March 2019, Lawlor was one of five Irish women artists who took part in the St Brigit’s festival exhibition in the Irish Embassy in London. Hetty Lawlor National Gallery of Ireland. The Zurich Portrait Prize is open to artists working in all media. At 17, she was a finalist of the Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year. Two additional prizes of €1,500 will be awarded to highly-commended works. He is shortlisted for the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2019 (National Portrait Gallery, London). See Nationalgallery.ie. More Info. Callie entered a picture into the competition - a picture she created of her Senior Infants teacher, Sarah C. Sunday: 11.30 - 17.30. Brendan co-curated Sorolla: Spanish Master of Light, an exhibition on Valencian painter Joaquín Sorolla. Egg tempera is a favoured medium, while watercolour and oils also feature in many works. Very special thanks to the hundreds of talented children and young people across Ireland who entered the competition. Ireland is Zurich’s location of choice for its pan-European company Zurich Insurance plc (ZIP). ... 2019 Enda Bowe. This new competition marks an exciting addition to the already highly regarded Zurich Portrait Prize”, Merrion Square West Emmet Place, Cork, IrelandT12 TNE6Tel: 021 480 5042info@crawfordartgallery.ie, ExhibitionsVisitLearn & ExploreThe Collection, Opening HoursN.B. His portraits have received a number of awards including the Keating McLaughlin Medal, 2006, for a group portrait at the RHA, and first prize in the inaugural Davy Portrait Awards in 2008. Her incredible coloured pencil portrait entitled ‘Is this Normal?’ encapsulates the feeling of the past year … ZURICH PORTRAIT PRIZE 201931 January–13 April 2020. The winning artist will receive a prize of €15,000 and a commission worth €5,000 to produce a new work for inclusion in the National Portrait Collection. 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. Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin. Brendan is Head Curator, and curator of the Gallery’s Irish paintings, sculptures and stained glass which comprise almost half of the Gallery’s collection (excluding works on paper), and date from the mid-seventeenth century to the present day. Bowe’s four published books include Coast, Kilburn Cherry, At Mirrored River, and This Thing I Want, I Know Not What. The painting’s composition was influenced by a diagram of a flower.’. Zurich Portrait Prize. The Zurich Young Portrait Prize is for children and young people of all abilities aged up to 18 from across the island of Ireland. Zurich sponsors the Zurich Young Portrait Prize and the Zurich Portrait Prize for older artists. Tuesday - Saturday: 9.45 - 17.30 There will also be two awards of €1,500 for highly commended works. 'Seen Not Heard', Crawford Art Gallery, 2019. He has exhibited at the Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin; the Victoria & Albert Museum, London; and Red Hook Gallery, New York, among others. Following the outstanding success of the National Gallery of Ireland’s nationwide portrait competition, Zurich Portrait Prize, the Gallery launched the first ever Zurich Young Portrait Prize in 2019. Both exhibitions will travel to Crawford Art Gallery in Cork in 2021. These have supplemented more personal projects including the PONY KIDS photographs. The Zurich Portrait Prize, now in its sixth year, is open to Irish artists aged 19 and over with an aim to create newfound intrigue and exploration of contemporary portraiture and the possibilities of the medium. Salvatore of Lucan is of mixed-race: half Irish and half Bangladeshi. 15/10/2019 There was great delight and pride in our school last week as Callie, a student in 1st class, won the Zurich Young Portrait Prize. Zurich Portrait Prize 2020. The shortlisted works, created by young creatives between the ages of 3 and 18, will be on display with the main prize exhibition at Crawford Art Gallery in Cork from 31 January 2020 until 13 April 2020. (Jan 31st–Apr 13th) 2019 – Zurich Portrait Prize (Shortlisted) The National Gallery of Ireland. Exhibitions since 2010 include: Inspiration at the Sebastian Guinness Gallery, Dublin; Twenty and Decade at IMMA; and Like a Horse at Fotografiska, Stockholm. 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