Aidan Crotty

“I’m interested in recording the everyday as it exists, working from life allows me to respond with the immediacy of that direct experience.”

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Artist Biography

Received a BA (Hons), Fine Art Painting at Crawford College of Art and Design, Cork.

Aidan currently lives and works in rural west Sligo where he focuses primarily on observational painting.

Aidan has exhibited extensively across Ireland and his work is held in both private and public collections.

Aidan’s painting Portrait of a Boy, Morning, capturing his eight-year-old son and his time at home during the
Covid-19 pandemic, has been named the winner of the 2020 National Gallery of Ireland’s Zurich Portrait Prize.

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