Ellie Murphy

1733 Menahan Street • Queens, NY 11385

ellie.murphy@me.com • ellie-murphy.com • elliemurphy.net



MFA 1992 Yale University School of Art, New Haven, Connecticut.

BFA 1987 Washington University School of Fine Art, St. Louis, Missouri.



2017  Perpetual Award, Azarian-McCullough Art Gallery, St. Thomas Aquinas College, Sparkill, NY.

2017  Post-Romance: Artists Valentines, Curated by Larry Walczak, The Renaissance Centre, Erie, PA.

2017  Nasty Women Exhibition, The Knockdown Center, Maspeth Queens, NY.

2016    Connections, Curated by Peter Gynd, Foundation Center, New York, NY.

2016    Bringing Brooklyn To Norfolk, Gallery 21, Norfolk, VA.

2016    Twentieth Anniversary Alumni Show, Franconia Sculpture Park at Casket Arts, Minneapolis, MN.

2015    The BIGsmall Show, Drawing Rooms Victory Hall, Jersey City, NJ.

2015    Checkered History: The Grid in Art and Life, Outpost Artist Resources, Queens, NY. (Curated by David Weinstein and Ruth Kahn)

2015    Color Rules, Victory Hall Drawing Rooms, 180 Grand Street, Jersey City, New Jersey

2015     Pleasures of the Flesh, Outpost Artists Resources, 1665 Norman Street, Ridgewood Queens, New York, co-curated with Kelly Parr.

2015     KEEP OUT, Lesley Heller Workspace, 54 Orchard Street, New York, New York, curated by Natalie Moore.

2015     PAPER JAM: Exploring Visual Strategies for Social Concern, Schema Projects, Brooklyn, curated by Larry Walczak @eyewash.

2014    The Big Small Show, Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, New Jersey, curated by Anne Trauben

2014     hair-DO, No Globe Exhibition Space, Brooklyn, New York.

2014     Drawing Off The Wall, Drawing Rooms,, Jersey City, New Jersey, curated by Anne Trauben

2014     Communal Table, curated by Björn Meyer-Ebrecht, Brooklyn Open Studios, Brooklyn.

2014    Curated by Peter Gynd Projects, Contemporary Art Fair,The Tunnel, New York City.

2014     Best Case Scenario, Long Hall Exhibition Space, Brooklyn Fireproof, Brooklyn, New York.

2014    99Cent Plus Art Shop Inaugural Exhibition, Selected by Rico Gatson, Brooklyn, New York.

2013     United/Divided, Artist Curated Projects, Los Angeles, California.

2013     Color Line, Curated by Rico Gatson, The Outpost, Ridgewood, New York.

2013     Rock Street, Curated by Deborah Brown and Leslie Heller, Brooklyn, New York.

2012     To be a Lady: forty-five women in the arts, Curated by Jason Andrew, Organized by Norte Maar, 1285 Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery, New York City.

2012     Grounded, Airplane Gallery, 70 Jefferson Street, Brooklyn, New York.

2012     Linear Perspective, Mount Airy Contemporary Artists Space, Philadelphia.

2012     Of Mind, Body & Soul: An Exploration of the Personal, Fowler Arts Collective, Brooklyn.

2011     Site-Specific Commission, Norte Maar, Brooklyn.

2011     “Per-son-age” Curated by Rico Gatson, Famous Accountants, Queens, New York.

2011     In Between the Sheets, Workspace Harlem, New York, New York.

2011     Williamsburg2000, Art 101, Brooklyn.

2010     String Theory: Selected Works in Fabric, Storefront, Brooklyn.

2010     Collective Show New York, Participant, Inc., New York.

2010     TRIM: A Work in Progress, Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont.

2009     Pac Man, Artist Curated Projects, Los Angeles, California.

2009     SQUASHblossom, Privateer Gallery, Brooklyn.

2007     Strand, NYCAMS/New York Center for Art & Media Studies, New York.

2007     The Library Project, Grassmacks Gallery, St. Paul, Minnesota.

2007     Intelligent Design, Momenta Art, Brooklyn.

2007     Shared Women, LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions), Los Angeles.

2005     BIOgraphy, (Site-Specific Project) Brooklyn Public Library Exhibitions Program, Brooklyn.

2005     The Next Generation, Museum of Biblical Art, 1865 Broadway, New York.

2004    Chasing Rainbows, Outdoor Sculpture, Fulton Ferry/Brooklyn Bridge State Park.

2003    Percent for Art in Public Places, Minnesota State Arts Board, St. Paul.

2002    Jerome Fellowship Artist, Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, Minnesota.

2002    The Lunatics Have Taken Over the Asylum, Works on Paper Gallery, Los Angeles.

2001    Window Shopping, sponsored by Eyewash Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

2000    Summer Reading, Eyewash Gallery.

1999    Concurrent Solo Exhibitions, Eyewash Gallery.

1997    Killing Time, White Columns, Christopher Street, New York.

1997    The Art Exchange Show, 67 Broad Street, New York.

1995    Other Rooms, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, Mercer Street, New York.

1994    Essential Fluids: Wet and Dry, Sauce Gallery, Brooklyn.

1991    Yale Summer School of Art and Music Sculpture Projects, Norfolk, Connecticut.



2016    Open Studio Fellowship, Franconia Sculpture Park, Minnesota.

2005    Greenwall Foundation Grant

2003    Percent for Art Award, Minnesota State Arts Board, St. Paul,  Minnesota.

2002    Jerome Fellowship, Franconia Sculpture Park.

1992    Susan Weadon Award, Yale University School of Art.

1991     Norfolk School of Art and Music, Outdoor Sculpture Grant, Norfolk, Connecticut