Zurich Portrait Prize 2020 | National Gallery of Ireland

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The Zurich Portrait Prize 2020 has been launched by the National Gallery of Ireland:

The annual competition is open to artists living on the island of Ireland, and Irish artists living abroad. 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.

A shortlist of portraits will be chosen by the 2020 judging panel and exhibited at the National Gallery of Ireland from 21 November 2020 to 21 March 2021.

via Zurich Portrait Prize 2020 | National Gallery of Ireland

The Home Truths of domestic violence

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IRISH WOMEN’S experience of, and engagement with, the courts and legal system in dealing with domestic violence and abuse, is the theme of a new exhibition at the Engage Art Studios, Salthill.

Home Truths, featuring work by Blaise Drummond, Evelyn Glynn, Alison Lowry, Áine Philips and Ruby Wallis, is part of Galway 2020’s Small Towns Big Ideas programme. The artists were commissioned to respond to women’s testimonies of their court experiences.

via Advertiser.ie – The Home Truths of domestic violence

DEAN KELLY – City Studies | The Kenny Gallery, 17 August – 7 September, 2019.

DEAN KELLY EXHIBITION KENNY GALLERY 2019

DEAN KELLY – City Studies | The Kenny Gallery, 17 August – 7 September, 2019. Galway artist Dean Kelly’s most recent works, City Studies record the built heritage of his native city and will be hanging at the Kenny Gallery through Ireland’s National Heritage Week 2019, and beyond. Former Macnas designer and current exhibition organiser … Read more