From hundreds of entries, the shortlist for this year's Zurich Portrait Prize has been announced by the National Gallery of Ireland - enjoy a gallery of the shortlisted works above.

The shortlisted portraits are currently on display at NGI, until 2nd April 2023.

Patrick Bolger, Louise Kennedy (2022)

26 artists, working across a variety of media, have made it through to the final stage of the Zurich Portrait Prize - the overall winner will receive a cash prize of €15,000 and will be commissioned to create a work for the national portrait collection, for which they will be awarded a further €5,000. Two additional awards of €1,500 will be given to highly commended works.

Fiach McGuinne, MacDara (2022)

An exhibition of the shortlisted works are on display at the National Gallery of Ireland until 2nd April 2023, displayed alongside the shortlisted works for the Zurich Young Portrait Prize.

The exhibition will then travel to the Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, where it will be displayed between 3 June and 2 September 2023 - find out more here.