Wings Pia Murphy Pia Murphy - Wings
Wings 2023
WingsPia MurphyWings
Wings2023
oil on linen
97 x 72 cm
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Eyes Pia Murphy Pia Murphy - Eyes
Eyes 2023
EyesPia MurphyEyes
Eyes2023
oil on linen
97 x 72 cm
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Wings Pia Murphy Pia Murphy - Wings
Wings 2023
WingsPia MurphyWings
Wings2023
oil on linen
97 x 72 cm
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Eyes Pia Murphy Pia Murphy - Eyes
Eyes 2023
EyesPia MurphyEyes
Eyes2023
oil on linen
97 x 72 cm
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Born in Melbourne in 1981, Pia Murphy completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a major in printmaking from the Victorian college of the Arts in 2004. She was awarded the National Gallery of Victoria Women’s Association Award in 2004 and has held solo exhibitions in Melbourne and Sydney since 2009. Her work is held in private collections in Australia, USA, Switzerland and Italy. Pia works from her home studio in Birregurra, Victoria.

Born in Melbourne 1981

EDUCATION

2004

  • Bachelor of Fine Art, Printmaking, Victorian College of the Arts

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2022

  • ‘Eternal Springtime’ Michael Reid Northern Beaches, Sydney

2018

  • ‘Twin Flames’ LON Gallery, Melbourne

2017

  • ‘A great big shape and a smaller one’ Caves Gallery, Melbourne

2014

  • ‘Land’ Chapterhouse Lane Gallery, Melbourne

2013

  • ‘Saccade’ Pieces Of Eight Gallery, Melbourne

2012

  • ‘Woolgather’ Chapterhouse Lane Gallery, Melbourne
  • ‘New work’ C3 Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne

2011

  • Gorman presents ‘Pia Murphy’ Melbourne

2010

  • ‘New work’ C3 Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2024

  • 'How to Swim', EDWIAN CORLETTE, Brisbane

2022

  • ‘Softly, Soflty’ curated by Amber Cresswell Bell, Michael Reid Northern Beaches, Sydney

2021

  • ‘The Birregurra Art Show’ Birregurra Hall, Victoria
  • ‘A Square of Sunlight’ curated by Helen Gory, Backwoods Gallery, Melbourne
  • ‘The show must go on’ Sunday Salon, Melbourne
  • ‘Brindar con extranos’ Galeria Trinta, Spain

2019

  • ‘Spring-Time #4’ Lamington Drive, Melbourne

2018

  • ‘Spring 1883’ CAVES inc. Melbourne
  • ‘The Horse’ curated by Noel Mckenna, Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney
  • ‘The Birregurra Art Show’ Birregurra Hall, Victoria

2017

  • ‘Not Fair’ Melbourne
  • ‘Last Drinks’ LON Gallery, Melbourne

2016

  • ‘Concrete Agenda’ curated by Tai Snaith, C3 Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne
  • ‘The ordinary instant’ Over 50 works by Clarice Beckett alongside Seven contemporary women artists, Bayside Arts and Cultural Centre, Brighton
  • ‘Faux Studio’ C3 Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne
  • ‘group show: second iteration’ Arts Project Australia, Melbourne

2015

  • ‘group show’ Chapterhouse Lane Gallery, Melbourne
  • ‘Shots off the dices’ an exhibition of Australia and international artists Curated by Rhys Lee. Nicholas Thompson Gallery, Melbourne
  • ‘Faux Fair’ C3 Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne

2014

  • ‘Faux Museum’ curated by Anusha Kenny, Melissa Loughnan, Kate Tucker and Ace Wagstaff. C3 Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne

2012

  • ‘Paintings of Steves’ Paintings’ St.Heliers St. Gallery, Melbourne 2011 ‘1.85 Million: Art Peripheries’ Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney

2011

  • ‘Scarecrow’ curated by Rhys Lee including Rhys Lee, Pia Murphy, Heidi Yardley, Rob McHaffie, Daniel Price and Matt Hinkley. Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne

2010

  • ‘Exquisite Palette Show’ St. Luke. Artist Colourmen, Melbourne

2008

  • ‘Exquisite Palette Show’ St. Luke. Artist Colourmen, Melbourne

2007

  • ‘50 - a print exchange portfolio’ curated by Rona Green. Geelong Regional Gallery

2004

  • ‘Nguyen Van Cuong Printmaking Project’ Hobson’s Bay City Council Gallery

AWARDS

2004

  • ‘National Gallery of Victoria Women’s Association Encouragement Award’

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2023

  • Miasma magazine issue 1.

2022

  • Hunter & Folk feature by Holly Terry

2016

  • ‘Artists collaborate without talking’ Art Guide Australia, Andrew Stephens, December

2014

  • ‘Pia Murphy + Rhys Lee’ Journal of Australian Ceramics, The volume 53 issue 3, By Alicia Sciberras November

2012

  • ‘A new chapter’ Broadsheet, May 22

2011

  • ‘Ceramic goodness’ Frankie Magazine, November 24
  • ‘Scarecrow’ Dan Rule. The Age, Saturday June 17

COLLECTIONS

Private collections Australia, USA, Italy, Switzerland

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