Gilly Cullen finalist in Zurich Portrait Prize
GIFTED local artist Gilly Cullen has been selected as a finalist for the prestigious Zurich Portrait Prize.
‘I am completely humbled and overwhelmed!’ was her immediate reaction to the honour.
Her striking entry is Macdara (“Healing”).
‘ The idea that one of my drawings will be exhibited in the National Gallery of Ireland is a dream come true, and because the subject matter is close to my heart, makes it all the more special,’ she explained.