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Aidan Crotty

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1980 Born in Waterford, Ireland.


2000-04 Crawford Collage of Art and Design – BA (Hons) Fine Art Painting.

Solo Exhibitions

2009 Fallow, Sligo Art Gallery. Sligo.

Inert, Paul Kane Gallery, Dublin. 
Group Exhibitions

2016 Group show by The Paul Kane Gallery, Irish Architectural Archive, Dublin.

Case ’16, Lavit Gallery, Cork.

North by North West, King House, Boyle arts Festival, Roscommon.

A terrible beauty is born, Hamilton Gallery, Sligo.

‘Periscope’, On-site, National Museum of Ireland – Country Life, Mayo.

186th RHA Annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin. 
2015 Hennessy Portrait Prize 2015, National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin. 

Winter Show, Paul Kane Gallery, R.I.A.I. Dublin. 
18 x 14, Lavit Gallery, Cork.

Cairde Visual, Hyde Bridge Gallery, Sligo. 

‘Multi-Stereoscope’, Welcome the stranger, National Museum of Ireland – Country Life, Mayo.

Impressions and Portraits of W.B. Yeats, Hamilton Gallery, Sligo. 

2014 184th Rha, Dublin.

Entrophy, Aidan Crotty, Gillian Lawler and Michael Wann, Claremorris Gallery, Mayo.

Winter Show, Paul Kane Gallery, R.I.A.I. Dublin.

LSC Exhibition, Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Leitrim. 

2013 Winter Show, Rua Red, Dublin.

Aidan Crotty, Gillian Lawler, Ann Quinn. Claremorris Gallery, Mayo. 

‘Camera Obscura’, I could read the sky, Ballycroy National Park, Mayo.
2012 Vue, RHA, Dublin.

182nd Annual, RHA, Dublin. 

Eigse, Visual, Carlow.


2011 Remnant, Aidan Crotty & Conor O’ Donnell, Linenhall Arts Centre, Mayo.

Tom Climent, Aidan Crotty & Stephen Lawlor, Lavit Gallery, Cork. 
2010 180th Annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin.

Backwater 2010, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork. 
2009 Eigse, Invited artist, Carlow.

Wexford Opera Festival, Wexford. 
2006 Wexford Opera Festival, Kinnick House, Wexford.

Eigse, I.T. Carlow.

Mantua Arts Project, Roscommon.

New, The Paul Kane Gallery, Dublin. 
2005 Wexford Opera Festival, Wexford.

Case ‘05, Lavit Gallery, Cork.

175th Annual Exhibition, RHA, Dublin.


2004 Art Trail, Backwater Studios, Cork.

Fledglings, Lavit Gallery, Cork.

Crawford College Degree Show, Cork.

Markievicz Medal Competition, United Arts Club, Dublin.



Office of Public Works, Ireland. AXA Insurance, Ireland.


2015 Shortlisted for The Hennessy Portrait Prize at the National Gallery of Ireland.

2011 Individual Artist Bursary 2011, Sligo County Council Arts Office. 

2009 The Cill Rialaig Project, Residency Award, Invited artist, Kerry.

2006 The Cill Rialaig Project, Residency Award, Kerry.

2004 Ciaran Langford Memorial Bursary, Backwater Studios, Cork. 






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