David Creedon was born in Cork Ireland and has been described as a conceptual documentary photographer. Among the projects he has worked on are: The Last Cooper, Una Corda (The soft Pedal), Variations on Pianoforte, Ghosts of the Faithful Departed, Easter Parade, IL Carneval di Venezia.
He holds associateship from both the Royal Photographic Society and the British Professional Photographers Association in visual documentary. His work is regularly published and have featured in a range of prestigious European, American & Australian magazines.
The Irish Independent has called him “Cork´s Vermeer” while the Irish Times has described his photographs as “Meticulously made”. Recently he has been selected as one of the Fifty Greatest Masters of Photography in his book “Photography in 100 words” by David Clark. His images have appeared on various cd and book covers and he has completed work for Nobel Literature prizewinner Gabriel José Garcia Màrquez and the BBC National Orchestra.
David Creedon has received international acclaim for his work and he has previously exhibited in national galleries and museums in New York, London, Chicago, Bucharest, Sarajevo, Tbilisi, Yerevan, Nicosia, Thessaloniki, and Sofia, as well as at galleries throughout Ireland including the Irish Museum of Modern Art and the Royal Hibernian Academy.
He has received the runner up award from PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris and his work been nominated for the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize as well as been chosen on the “official selection” panel at the International Photography Awards in New York.
In Ireland Creedon´s work has 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".
His photographs are now in a number of important public collections including; the Irish State Art Collection, local government and private institutions, as well as held by private collectors in America and Europe.