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Hennessy Portrait Prize 2017 Catalogue
This catalogue was produced to coincide with the Hennessy Portrait Prize 2017 at the National Gallery of Ireland. Edited by Claire Crowley and Brendan Rooney, it contains the 24 shortlisted words, along with commentaries by the individual artists, as well as short biographies.

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Hennessy Portrait Prize 2017

25 November 2017 - 25 February 2018

Portrait Gallery | Free admission

Twenty-four artists (below) were shortlisted for this year's Hennessy Portrait Prize. Selected from over 270 entries, the portraits encompass a wide range of media and materials, by artists living in Ireland and Irish artists abroad. This year’s panel of judges are James Hanley, Niamh MacNally, Patrick T. Murphy and Dr Yvonne Scott.

On Tuesday, 28 November 2017, Jack Hickey was announced as the winner of the Hennessy Portrait Prize 2017, received a prize of €15,000. Hickey will also be awarded a commission worth €5,000 to produce a portrait for inclusion in the National Portrait Collection. There were also two additional awards of €1,500 for highly commended works, won by David Hamilton and Myra Jago.

Open to artists in all disciplines, the aim of the Hennessy 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.

Curators: Claire Crowley and Dr Brendan Rooney, National Gallery of Ireland

Exhibition Hennessy Portrait Prize 2017
ISBN 9781904288688
Publication Year 2017
Publisher National Gallery of Ireland

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Hennessy Portrait Prize 2017 Catalogue

Exhibition catalogue of the 24 shortlisted pieces for the Hennessy Portrait Prize 2017.
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