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About

David Creedon is an Irish photographer whose work of editorial portrait and storytelling is told against a background of historical narrative. The Irish Independent has described him as "Cork's Vermeer" while the Irish Times declared his images to be "meticulously made".

His work is regularly published and his photographs have featured in a range of international magazine and press publications including The Wall Street Journal, The Sunday Times and the BBC. His images have also featured on numerous books and music album covers and he has completed work for Nobel Literature prizewinner Gabriel García Márquez and Booker Prize winner John Banville. Specialising as a portrait photographer he is also known for his documentary and music photography.


He has received international acclaim and has previously exhibited at national galleries and museums including; the National Portrait Gallery London as well as exhibitions in Europe , Asia, the Americas and Africa.


He has been shortlisted and nominated for a number of major awards, most notably the Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize, WPGA Portrait Award, International Color Awards, Prix de la Photographie and the Hamdan International Photography Award.


His considered and beautiful compositions have also been defined described "as one of the most significant collections of photography in contemporary Ireland and will be amongst the most important works of Irish art in years to come", while another critic has written, "His photographs transcend the documentary form and enter the realm of art, they are poems in photographs".