Mandy O’Neill wins the Zurich Portrait Prize 2018

Friday, Oct 26th, 2018 in Photography News by Alan Murphy

The winning Zurich 2018 Portrait by Visual Artist Mandy O'Neill

Diane, Larkin Community College, 2018. © Mandy O’Neill

Mandy O’Neill a visual artist has won the 2018 Zurich Portrait Prize.

Mandy is a visual artist based in Dublin. Her photographic practice draws on themes of youth, adolescence, community, environment and institutions. She has an MA in Public Culture Studies from IADT and a BA in Photography from DIT. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including at the National Gallery of Ireland, the RHA, VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art Carlow, CCI Paris, CFEVA Philadelphia. She has been shortlisted for the Hennessy Portrait Prize and the Julia Margaret Cameron Awards and her work is represented in public and private collections. She has received grants from the Arts Council of Ireland and Culture Ireland.