Gilly Cullen fi­nal­ist in Zurich Por­trait Prize

Mid Louth Independent - - NEWS -

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.

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