Fine Arts

Meet the artist: Niall Cullen

Contemporary visual artist Niall Cullen holds a first class honours degree in sculpture from the NCAD, Dublin. His work investigates themes around identity, public space, mark making, re-appropriation of data and imagery while he also explores a collaborative practice with other artists, relevant acquaintances, familiars and the public.

Artist Niall Cullen: Skateboarding was my window into art

Niall Cullen’s current exhibition at SO Fine Art Editions, entitled ‘Crosses, Salt Lamps and Fires for a God That Might Exist’, uses the artist’s own rendition of the Celtic cross as a motif. This new found connection to the Celtic cross was ignited by a series of residencies at the Cill Rialaig Project in Ballinskelligs, Kerry where Cullen met Ashley O’Neal, a poet and philosopher who helped Cullen to connect to the history and mythology ...