Helen McCullagh is an Australian artist is best known for her bright, contemporary and aesthetically beautiful still life oil paintings.
She paints daily, inspired by life and the beauty of her environment.
Drawing her inspiration from both beautiful floral arrangements in her studio and images found their online media, Helen describes her artworks as a “dialogue between social realities with images chosen through social media feeds and reproduced in a new context to distort the distinctions of time and place.”
Her application of paint is initially thick, with more luscious glazes layered upon these solid foundations. Helen reinterprets the still life genre in a modern context.
Helen is an Australian artist who has recently enhanced her talent with tertiary education. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Southern Cross University.
She is a professional artist who shares her knowledge and techniques as an art educator and previously at the Gallery of Modern Art.
Her work is internationally sought after and regularly reviewed.
She is a significant prize winner and was most recently selected as a finalist in the prestigious Muswellbrook Artprize (2015).
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