National Gallery of Ireland – Portrait Competition

Hello students.  Please find below a link to a Portrait competition run by the National Gallery of Ireland.  There are several age categories so it is open for all.

The brief is simple: 

  • Create a portrait of someone you know. You could choose a friend, a family member, your teacher, or even yourself!
  • Paintings, drawings, photographs, collages, sculpture and videos are all welcome.
  • You can enter through your school or by yourself
  • Young people of all abilities are invited to take part. Prizes will be awarded to one overall winner, plus one winner from each age category

Age category:

  • 6 years and under
  • 7 – 11 years
  • 12 – 15 years
  • 16 – 18 year

Portrait Competition link

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