David Creedon is an Irish photographic artist 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".

Regularly published, his photographs have featured in a range of international magazine and press publications including; Elle, Stern, The Times of London, The Wall Street Journal, The Observer, CNN, The Guardian, Sunday Times and the BBC.

His work has also featured in numerous book 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.

David has previously exhibited at national galleries and museums including; the National Portrait Gallery London, The National Gallery of Ireland as well as exhibitions throughout Europe, the United States, Asia and Africa.

His work has been shortlisted and nominated for a number of major awards, most notably; The Zurich Portrait Prize, The Hennessy Portrait Prize, 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 been 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".

David's photographs are now held in important art collections, including; the Irish State Art Collection, local government, private and public institutions as well as collections worldwide.

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