Carol Cronin

biography

ART EDUCATION  

1984-1985 Dunlaoire College of Art & Design, Dublin, Ireland
Diploma: Foundation Course Fine Art Certificate

1985-1989 Cork College of Art & Design, Cork, Ireland
National Diploma in Fine Art – Painting.

AWARDS & RESIDENCIES  

W.A.S.P.S., Glasgow ,Scotland, UK ‘
Artist in Residence’
Springburn Community Projects
Glasgow, Scotland Art Teacher for the project and responsible for 
the co-ordination of the resulting exhibition.  

1991
Ballyrogan Art Center, Ireland ‘
Artist in Residence

Princes Trust Travel Award (UK).

2002
Artist in Residence, The Great Blasket Heritage Centre, Dún Chaoin, Tralee.

2003
Special Projects Award Kerry County Council Arts, Culture & Heritage Department  

EXHIBITIONS  

1991
Irish Contemporaries Exhibition Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin , Ireland

‘Five Artists’
The Rubicon Gallery, Dublin Ireland

R.H.A. Summer Show
Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin Ireland

1992
‘Across The Moonstream’
The Hackney Museum, London , England

‘Irish Artists in Britain’
The Northern Irish Business Center, London England

1993
‘The Contemporary Art Show’
Fairfields Hall, London, England

‘F.U.S.E.’
Atlantic Quay, Glasgow, Scotland

1994
Carol Cronin Solo Show<br/Stichting Kunstzinnige Vorming
Vleuten, The Netherlands

1996
‘The Kids Are Alright’
AK 47, Kieferstrasse, Dusseldorf, Germany

1999
‘Arte Utile’
Trapani, Sicily, Italy  

‘Trúir’
The Great Blasket Heritage Centre, Dún Chaoin, Co. Kerry  

Summer Show Siamsa Tíre,
Trá Lí, Co. Kerry  

2004
Solo Show
St. John's Art Centre Listowel, Co. Kerry  

2005
Solo Show
St. James' s Dingle, Co. Kerry  

2006
Group Show
The Kerry Bog Teach Siamsa  Finugue Co. Kerry  

2007
Group Show
The Greenlane Gallery  Main Street, Dingle  

2008
Group Show
The Killarney Art Gallery 5 Plunkett Street, Killarney

2009
Group Show 
MAGNAN Art Gallery,
New York, NY, USA

Group Show
Irish American Centre
Chicago, USA

2009 to Present 
March to September
The Carol Cronin Gallery
Green Street Dingle, Co. Kerry

COLLECTIONS & COMMISISSIONS

Office of Public Works (Ireland),
University College Cork (Ireland),
National Archives in Utrecht (The Netherlands),
Kerry County Council (Ireland)
John Warner (The Warner Museum of American Art, USA)
Commissioned Portrait of Michael Carmody President of Tralee Institute of Technology
Commissioned Portrait of Jimmy Deenihan T. D. Minister for the Arts, Heritage and The Gaelteacht