Curriculum Vitae

Biography

Caoimhghin Ó Croidheáin (pronounced Kee-veen O Cree-awn) is an Irish artist who has exhibited widely around Ireland. His work consists of drawings and paintings and features local scenes as well as images from his travels to the west of Ireland and abroad. His social and political themes range from the local to the global. 

Is ealaíontóir Éireannach é Caoimhghin Ó Croidheáin atá tar éis ealaíonn a thaispeáint go forleathan timpeall na tíre. Is líníocht agus péintéireacht de radharcanna áitiúla chomh maith le íomhánna óna gcuid aistear in iarthar na hÉireann agus thar leár. Ritheann a theamaí polaitiúla agus soisialta ón áitiúl go dtí'n cruinniúil.

Caoimhghin studied at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin where he obtained a BA (Hons) degree in Fine Art. He subsequently undertook post-graduate study in the interdisciplinary field of Cultural Studies in Dublin City University obtaining a Masters degree in Communications and Cultural Studies. Caoimhghin is an Irish speaker and holds a PhD in Language and Politics. He completed work recently in Dublin City University as a researcher on the TRASNA project (a web-based database of references to translations of Irish literature globally) and as a part-time lecturer. His interests vary widely from listening to Irish traditional, world and classical music, teaching Set and Ceilí dancing and researching family history. He is currently concentrating his time on a new show based on political and environmental themes.