We applaud all of those shortlisted for this year’s Zurich Portrait Prize. It will run until 21 March 2021 alongside the Zurich Young Portrait Prize exhibition of 20 shortlisted portraits. Both exhibitions will travel to Crawford Art Gallery in Cork in 2021. In addition, the Zurich Young Portrait Prize announced age-category and overall winners, judged by Maria Cagney, Colin Davidson and Aoife Dooley. THE NATIONAL GALLERY has announced the winners of the Zurich portrait prizes for this year. The mask she is putting on is central to the piece. Congratulations!‬ ‪In … The winner of the young portrait prize was 14-year-old Eva McParland for her portrait of her sister. Sarah Bracken Soper and Sathishaa Mohan received highly commended prizes to the sum of €1,500 for their respective portraits, Trailblazer and Dylan Logan. So far, 21 Nobel Prizes have been awarded to researchers who have or had a connection with ETH Zurich. 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. About the Zurich Portrait Prize Last year’s Zurich Portrait Prize winner was Mandy O’Neill , with commendations awarded to Blaise Smith and Kim Haughton . See the National Gallery of Ireland for details of the shortlisted and their work. The Irish Times - 19:30 PM GMT December 08, 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.This inclusive new art competition launched this year, with the aim of fostering and supporting creativity, originality and self-expression in children and young people. Speaking about the portrait, Crotty said, "Absorbed in the notable quiet, Rían turns to feel the morning light warm his face. 900 x 600 mm. As well as a prize of €15,000, the artist will receive a commission worth €5,000 to produce a new work for the National Portrait Collection. Each category winner is awarded a personalised box of art materials alongside a prize of €250. RTÉ.ie is the website of Raidió Teilifís Éireann, Ireland's National Public Service Media. Copyright © 2020 Zurich Life Assurance plc, A collage of the 25 shortlisted artists in this years Zurich Portrait Prize. The shortlisted artists for the Zurich Portrait Prize 2018 are: The Zurich Portrait Prize is open to artists in all disciplines who are either resident in Ireland or Irish citizens living abroad. This year’s Zurich Young Portrait Prize judges are Maria Cagney, Head of Education, The Hunt Museum; artist Colin Davidson; and illustrator, author and comedian Aoife Dooley. Conor McPolin (age 6) won the youngest category with Conor, a self-portrait. The aim of the Zurich Portrait Prize is to foster an interest in contemporary portraiture among artists and art lovers alike, while adding to the National Portrait Collection at the National Gallery of Ireland. About Zurich, sponsors of the Zurich Young Portrait Prize Ireland is Zurich’s location of choice for its pan-European company Zurich Insurance plc (ZIP). An error has occurred attempting to submit your answer. Two additional prizes of €1,500 will be awarded to highly-commended works. Winning artist Mandy O’Neill 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. Zurich Portrait Prize 2020: Winners announced by National Gallery of Ireland. Conor McPolin - Conor Two additional prizes of €1,500 are awarded to highly-commended works. Eva McParland said, "This portrait is of my younger sister Ellen. ETH professor René Schwarzenbach makes independent decisions about the prize winners. All The Winners of the Zurich Portrait Prize at National Gallery of Ireland. 14-year-old Eva McParland was the overall winner of the young artist prize for her incredible portrait depicting her younger sister wearing a mask. Judges for this year’s Zurich Portrait Prize were Rita Duffy, Dr Philip Cottrell and Aoife Ruane. Mandy O’Neill won for her portrait and Kim Haughton and Blaise Smith were highly commended. RTÉ is not responsible for the content of external internet sites. This is your chance to join our second instalment of our global startup tournament, this … The National Gallery of Ireland has announced the winning artist for the 2018 Zurich Portrait Prize. The Zurich Young Portrait Prize will see five winners bring be chosen to receive a bespoke art box and a cash prize. Fantastic, just brilliant to see the amazing talent out there. Zürich is a nucleus for learning and knowledge. The Zurich Portrait Prize winners were announced last night at the National Gallery of Ireland. Five winners (one from each age category, and an overall winner) will be chosen. The Zurich Portrait Prize exhibition, featuring the winning portrait alongside 25 other shortlisted works, is now open at the National Gallery of Ireland. This year’s panel of judges comprised Geraldine O’Neill, Sue Rainsford and Tanya Kiang. Thank you for your participation. Portrait of a Boy, Morning by Aidan Crotty was announced as the winning portrait this evening at a virtual ceremony. Earlier this evening at a virtual ceremony, the winners were also announced for the Zurich Young Portrait Prize. Admission is free. The prize, which includes prize money totaling CHF 150,000, awards projects that make a contribution towards climate protection. THE NATIONAL GALLERY has announced the winners of the Zurich portrait prizes for this year. In the second category, 10-year old Jiayi Sun won with a self-portrait set in Beijing, Myself Eating Ice Cream. Peachey submitted a proposal to travel to Belgium and Switzerland to sketch and paint portraits of … Speaking about the prize, CEO of Zurich Insurance plc, Patrick Manley said: “Portraiture is a rich and exciting art form, which often reflects the realities of everyday life. A girl in silence, a portrait about freeing imagination by 12-year old Zili Yang, was the winner of the category for ages 12-15. This is a tremendous achievement and tribute to the talent of the young artist to be nominated for such a prestigious award. The National Gallery of Ireland’s portrait prize is a wonderful showcase of the abundant talent around us, and gives many gifted artists the opportunity to have their work hang in the prestigious location that is the National Gallery of Ireland. Zurich young portrait prize 2020 This annual inclusive art competition aims to foster and support creativity, originality and self-expression in children and young people. 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. Judges Maria Cagney, Colin Davidson and Aoife Dooley selected a winner from each age category (ages 6 and under, ages 7-11, ages 12-15, ages 16-18), in addition to an overall winner. by Penny McCormick Zurich Life Assurance plc is registered in Ireland under number 58098. The winner of the young portrait prize was 14-year-old Eva McParland for her portrait of her sister. We were delighted to have the opportunity to see the artworks 'in the flesh’, which was very important when making our collective selection of the winner and two highly commended artworks. "We extend our congratulations to the winner, Aidan Crotty, and to the two highly commended artists, Sarah Bracken Soper and Sathishaa Mohan. The first prizes were awarded in 1901. Meáin Náisiúnta Seirbhíse Poiblí na hÉireann. The National Gallery of Ireland has named artist Enda Bowe as this year’s winner of the Zurich Portrait Prize, an annual award that recognizes exemplary portraiture produced by artists from across Ireland. As we moved from Spring into Summer this painting gave a basic structure to start the day and is a record of our time in confinement.". The Nobel Prize honours outstanding achievements in the fields of physics, chemistry, medicine, literature and peace. Mandy O’Neill won for her portrait  'Diane, Larkin Community College' and highly commended prizes went to Kim Haughton for her portrait of J.P. Donleavy, and to Blaise Smith for his portrait of his parents, Elizabeth and Allen Smith. "We were thrilled to reopen the Gallery doors just last week, and it’s a joy to watch our visitors explore new work at these exhibitions in our Portrait Gallery. Zurich Life Assurance plc is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland. The BP Travel Award 2009 winner is Isobel Peachey. Please try again. Is this Normal? As well as a personalised wooden box of high-quality art materials, the prize includes a €500 prize. Zurich is very proud to be associated with this competition.”. The prize winners for the BP Portrait Award 2009 were announced at the Awards Ceremony on the 16 June 2009. 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. Crotty’s artistic practice is involved with conveying the physical presence of the everyday through painting. Sean Rainbird, Director of the National Gallery of Ireland, said, "In a challenging year for artists and all those who are part of Ireland’s vibrant cultural ecosystem, we were delighted to receive over 1,000 entries across our two competitions. JohnLuka Doherty, aged 17, won the final category with Joey, a portrait of the artist’s school basketball coach. Freedom and individual responsibility, entrepreneurial spirit and open-mindedness: ETH Zurich stands on a bedrock of true Swiss values. We are very excited to announce that first year student Zili Yang has been selected as one of only 20 young artists to be shortlisted for this year's Zurich Young Portrait Prize with her painting “A Girl in Silence”. 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. IRELAND'S NATIONAL Gallery has announced the winners of this year's Zurich young portrait prize, and the talent showcased is breathtaking. A young girl from Malahide has been selected as the overall winner of the Zurich Young Portrait Prize. An exhibition of works shortlisted for the Zurich Portrait Prize and Zurich Young Portrait Prize will open at the National Gallery of Ireland on 21 November 2020. 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 revealed as the winner of the National Gallery of Ireland's Zurich Portrait Prize. Heartfelt thanks to every artist who submitted a portrait, as well as to our judges and our sponsor Zurich.". Originally the Hennessy Portrait Prize, the Zurich Portrait Prize is an exhibition of commissioned artists creating works of portraiture. Are you a startup or entrepreneur with bold thinking and groundbreaking ideas that can help us protect the next generation? The Nobel Prize is today regarded as the highest possible award in these disciplines. by Eva McParland (age 14) was selected as the overall winner of the Zurich Young Portrait Prize. The annual competition is open to artists living on the island of Ireland, and Irish artists living abroad. Winners will receive a bespoke art box and a cash prize. For promotional offers, news, updates and access to exclusive reports from Zurich, By pressing the submit button you are providing your consent to receive email communications from Zurich Life and other Zurich Group Companies, Shortlist announced for Zurich Portrait Prize, Zurich Portrait Prize announces judging panel. The National Gallery of Ireland has announced the winning artist for the 2018 Zurich Portrait Prize. The Prize is open to artists in all mediums who are either citizens in Ireland or Irish citizens living abroad. He graduated in 2004 with a BA in Fine Art Painting from the Crawford College of Art and Design, Cork. Portrait of a Boy, Morning depicts the artist's eldest son Rían at eight years of age. E va McParland (14) won the award for her piece, 'Is This Normal?'. The shortlisted artists’ work will be exhibited in Room 23 of the National Gallery of Ireland from Saturday, 6 October 2018 until Sunday, 13 January 2019. Image source : irishtimes.com. Zurich Portrait Prize. Born in Waterford, Aidan Crotty currently lives and works in west Sligo. Portrait of a Boy, Morning by Aidan Crotty was announced as the winning portrait at a virtual ceremony. The jury headed by em. © RTÉ 2020. Being shortlisted for this prize is, of course, a superb achievement in and of itself.". It seems nearly normal now; but not long ago it would seem strange. The city is home to two world-class universities: ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich (ranked 5th in Europe) and Zürich University (ranked 13th in Europe) which produced 21 Nobel Prize winners. The shortlisted artists for the Zurich Portrait Prize 2018 are: The winner will receive a cash prize of €15,000 and commissioned to create a work for the Collection, for which they will be awarded a further €5,000. The Zurich Young Portrait Prize, now in its second year, is open to young people aged 18 and under and the closing date for entries is July 1. "In these challenging times it is great to see those making time for art and experimenting with their practice in new and exciting ways. Primarily a painter, he has been continually developing his practice since 2005, while also teaching and working with arts in the community. McParland won €500 and some high quality art materials for her piece titled Is this Normal? In addition, it creates opportunities and motivation for artists to excel, enabling them to showcase their work in the most prestigious galleries in Ireland. ‪WINNER OF THE ZURICH PORTRAIT PRIZE ANNOUNCED The winner of the Zurich Portrait Prize 2019 is Enda Bowe, with his portrait ‘Cybil McCaddy with Daughter Lulu’. Zurich is launching its second Innovation Championship. Winners of Zurich Portrait Prize; Dr Philip Cottrell; Aidan Crotty; Aoife Ruane; Dylan Logan; National Portrait Collection; Sathishaa Mohan; Zurich Young Portrait Prize; Jiayi Sun; Eva McParland A total of 25 artists from a variety of backgrounds, working across a multitude of creative disciplines, made it through to the final stage of the competition, from an initial pool of nearly 300 entrants. A new portrait of Edna O’Brien has been unveiled at the National Gallery of Ireland, to mark the writer’s 90th birthday. Mandy O’Neill won for her portrait and Kim Haughton and Blaise Smith were highly commended. The aim of the competition 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. What an amazing achievement for you all and one that is truly deserved. ... Great! Mandy O’Neill won for her portrait  'Diane, Larkin Community College' and highly commended prizes went to Kim Haughton for her portrait of J.P. Donleavy, and to Blaise Smith for his portrait of his parents, Elizabeth and Allen Smith. Coronavirus-themed works win both main prizes in national portrait competition Full story on irishtimes.com The painting began when schools were closed and movement was restricted as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. This year’s Zurich Young Portrait Prize judges are Maria Cagney, Head of Education, The Hunt Museum; artist Colin Davidson; and illustrator, author and comedian Aoife Dooley. The competition is in its fifth year. Her incredible coloured pencil portrait entitled ‘Is this Normal?’ encapsulates the feeling of the past year as it … 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 Zurich Portrait Prize highlights the quality and range of contemporary portraiture. Judges for this year’s Zurich Portrait Prize were Rita Duffy, Dr Philip Cottrell and Aoife Ruane. Registered office: Zurich Life Assurance plc, Zurich House, Frascati Road, Blackrock, Co. Dublin. I think this provokes deeper questions about the concept of normality.". Comment on:14-year-old wins art prize for masked portrait of her sister. One main prize and three category prizes are awarded, as well as a special prize for start-ups. 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