Selam

2048 1366 ELIZABETH O'KANE

Fibreglass on mahogany base
33 x 25 x 30
2019

Exhibited at the Zurich Portrait Prize 2020 at The National Gallery of Ireland and the Crawford Gallery in Cork in 2021.

Portrait study of a young Ethiopian woman living in Dublin. The seven braids through her hair are a typical Ethiopian hair style, representing the “seven senses” in local culture.

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