Caoimhghin Croidhein (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.
Caoimhghin's social and political themes range from the local to the global.
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 ,
Future Shows: Caoimhghin is currently working on a new exhibition entitled Making Cents: Life Below the Bottom Rung, a series of oil paintings examining the daily existence of people making a living in the worst working conditions in the global economy.