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Vera Klute winner of the 2015 Hennessy Portrait Prize

Winning artist Vera Klute at the Hennessy Portrait Prize, in association with the National Gallery of Ireland, on Tuesday, 17th November 2015. The winning artist Vera Klute received a prize of €15,000 and a commission worth €5,000 to produce a portrait of an Irish sitter for inclusion in the National Portrait Collection -photo Kieran Harnett

National Gallery of Ireland

Competition Deadline: 29 July 2016

The Hennessy Portrait Prize is open to artists across all disciplines and aims to encourage interest in contemporary portraiture and raise the profile of the National Portrait Collection. Artists resident on the island of Ireland, or Irish citizens living abroad are eligible to take part.

Application forms for the 2016 competition are now available to download, all submissions must be made online.

The winner will be announced in November and will receive a prize of €15,000 and a commission worth €5,000 to produce a portrait for inclusion in the National Portrait Collection.

For rules and application forms see: www.nationalgallery.ie/aboutus

E: info@ngi.ie T: (01) 661 5133

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